North Carolina receives $1.4 billion in transportation funding

North Carolina has been awarded $1.4 billion for transportation work throughout the state from...
North Carolina has been awarded $1.4 billion for transportation work throughout the state from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration.(WECT)
Published: Oct. 13, 2022 at 3:34 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - North Carolina has been awarded $1.4 billion for transportation work throughout the state from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration.

Senator Thom Tillis announced the funding in a release on Thursday, October 13.

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act awarded the funds; a release from Tillis’ office breaks down the funding as follows:

  • National Highway Performance Program: $772.6 million
  • Surface Transportation Block Grant Program: $375.8 million
  • Highway Safety Improvement Program: $80.5 million
  • Railway-Highway Crossings Program: $7 million
  • Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement: $56.9 million
  • Metropolitan Planning: $7.8 million
  • National Highway Freight Program: $36.9 million
  • Carbon Reduction Program: $33.5 million
  • PROTECT Formula Program: $38.1 million