DOT applies for $1 billion in FY 2020 BUILD grant funding

Logistics Management |

By Jeff Berman | February 19, 2020

When BUILD Transportation grants were first introduced in 2018, the Washington, D.C.-based Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors said that competitive grant programs provide a funding opportunity for projects that are difficult to fund or do not qualify through traditional funding programs due to their complexity, size, or cost.

“These programs, such as BUILD, provide an invaluable tool for critical freight infrastructure projects, which are often large in scale, crossing multiple jurisdictions and modes,” said Elaine Nessle, CAGTC executive director. “We applaud Congress’ recognition of these important programs…and USDOT’s commitment to making vital freight investments.”

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