Freight coalition members invest RAISE awards to strengthen supply chain

The Trucker

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded 166 projects over $2.2 billion from the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity program.

Included among the recipients are 11 projects sponsored or supported by members of the Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors.

According to USDOT, this round saw $13.3 billion in requested funds from a total of 935 eligible applications from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (also known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act) provided $2.2 billion for the Fiscal Year 2022 round of funding, meaning that requests outnumbered available funds by a ratio of 18:1.

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