A number of local projects were awarded funding through the Transportation Improvement Board (TIB) recently.
According to the TIB, more than $100 million is given to 138 grants. This includes 8 projects in Grays Harbor and Pacific County.
At their November 22nd meeting in Federal Way, the TIB awarded the 138 street and sidewalk improvement grants to local agencies, totaling $100.3 million.
Local projects include work in Aberdeen, Elma, Montesano, Long Beach, and South Bend.
Grants were awarded to agencies through six programs.
|Program||# of Projects||Target Funding Level||TIB Funds||Total Project Cost|
|Urban Arterial Program||31||$70,000,000||$68,938,270||$247,584,297|
|Urban Sidewalk Program||16||$5,000,000||$5,181,698||$10,784,779|
|Arterial Preservation Program||18||$8,000,000||$7,555,273||$8,923,337|
|Small City Arterial Program||28||$12,000,000||$11,937,988||$21,644,971|
|Small City Sidewalk Program||11||$3,000,000||$2,626,109||$2,767,093|
|Small City Preservation Program||34||$4,000,000||$4,092,246||$4,275,756|
In Aberdeen, over $1 million will come to projects. This includes $550,000 for improvements to the planned roundabout at Market and F Streets.
Montesano has 4 projects on the list, with the town receiving over $845,000 for their streets.
Elma has one project on the list, totaling over $260,000.
In Pacific County, a project in Long Beach will bring $400,000 while South Bend will see nearly $763,000.
|Program||Project Name||TIB Grant||Project Cost|
|Aberdeen||APP||FY 2021 Overlay Project
|Aberdeen||UAP||E Market Street F St and Fuller Way Roundabout||$550,001||$2,396,330|
|Elma||SCSP||Young Street 1st St to 4th St||$260,010||$288,900|
|Montesano||SCSP||E Pioneer Avenue
Academy St to Glenn St
|Montesano||SCAP||1st Street and Marcy Avenue W Pioneer Ave to Main St||$524,700||$583,000|
|Montesano||SCPP||FY 2021 Overlay Project
(Multiple Locations )
|Montesano||SCPP||FY 2021 Seal Coat Project
|Long Beach||SCAP||Washington Avenue
19th St S to Sid Snyder Dr
|South Bend||SCAP||Adams Street
1st St to US 101
In total, over $3.3 million will come to the region.
These grants are only a portion of the costs associated with the projects.
This year, TIB received 296 applications from cities and counties, with requests for more than $261 million in funding.