Montana Reinvestment Act
Under ARRA, $1.5 billion of discretionary grant funds will be awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation for capital investments in surface transportation infrastructure. These grants are for Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER).Eligible projects include but are not limited to the following:
Primary selection criteria includes near term economic development benefits coupled with job creation while maximizing long-term economic benefits. Long-term economic benefits include:
Secondary selection criteria - intended to capture benefits of new and/or innovative approaches to achieving programmatic objectives while forging partnerships.
Grant Application Deadline is September 15, 2009 - Priority will be given to projects that are expected to be completed on or before February 17, 2012.Federal Register