Department of Transportation

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Overview

FY2023 Grant Solicitation Announcement : Municipal Aid, Bikeways, Safe Street to Transit, Transit Village

Application Deadline FY 2023: July 1, 2022

NJDOT Announced the grant solicitation period for Fiscal Year 2023 State Aid programs is open. Starting April 22, 2022, applications will be accepted for Municipal Aid, Bikeways, Safe Street to Transit, and Transit Village programs through July 1, 2022.

Grant Announcement: Local Freight Impact Fund FY 2022

Murphy Administration announces $30.1 million in FY 2022 Local Freight Impact Fund grants

Program funds improvements to heavy truck routes on local roads

Grant Recipients for Fy2022 Local Freight Impact Fund

Grant Solicitation Announcement : Local Bridge Fund FY 2022

Application Deadline FY 2022: November 19, 2021

Grant Announcement : FY 2022 Municipal Aid
FY 2022 Grant Solicitation – County Aid

Murphy Administration announces $161.25 million in FY22 County Aid

The Division of Local Aid is currently accepting application for County Aid program through SAGE. All applications submitted by October 31, 2021 are available to be submitted using NJDOT’s SAGE, System for Administering Grants Electronically. All applications starting November 1, 2021 should be submitted using NJDOT’s Project Management Reporting System (PMRS)

.Annual Transportation Program Deadline:
December 1st, 2021

County Aid 2022 Allotment
Grant Announcement : Transportation Alternative Set-Aside 2020
Grant Recipients for FY 2020 Transportation Alternative Set-Aside 2020 - NJTPA
Grant Recipients for FY 2020 Transportation Alternative Set-Aside 2020 - DVRPC
Grant Recipients for FY 2020 Transportation Alternative Set-Aside 2020 - SJTPO
Grant Announcement : Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside 2021
NJDOT and DVRPC Announce $2 million in Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Grants
View Press Release HERE
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) International Roughness Index (IRI) Requirements

Local Aid paving projects on routes designated on the Interstate System and The National Highway System (NHS) must abide by national performance management measures for IRI and the requirements of the Special Provisions for State Aid Projects.
Please see This Document summarizing the FHWA mandate on IRI testing on the Interstate System and the National Highway System.

FY 2019 Special Provisions for State Aid Projects

The FY 2019 Special Provisions for State Aid Projects  shall supersede and replace the 2011 Edition of the Special Provisions for State Aid Projects. All State Aid Projects from this point forward must use the FY2019 Special Provisions for State Aid Projects. A summary of the updates  to this version of the Special Provisions for State Aid Projects is provided here.

A summary of baseline document changes (BDCs) can be found here and here.

An overview of the Standard Input and Standard Input Guidelines, which is how the Special Provisions for State Aid Projects is crafted, can be found here:

Overview - Guidelines

SAGE Upgrade:
Department Of Transportation is pleased to announce the upgrade to IG16 on 3/26/2018.

SAGE IG16 upgrade training sessions were held on March 8 and March 15. 389 users from both Municipalities and Counties attended the training for the 3 sessions conducted. Video recording of Webinar training is posted March 26th on upgraded SAGE website. If you missed the training session, please review our videos that will be posted soon on SAGE website. Click on https://njsage.intelligrants.com for updated IG16 link, please bookmark and replace your old SAGE link.

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is committed to advancing projects that enhance safety, renew the aging infrastructure and support new transportation opportunities. The Division of Local Aid and Economic Development staff members work with county and municipal government officials to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the state’s transportation system. The Transportation Trust Fund and the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act - A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) legislation has provided the opportunity for funding assistance to local governments for road, bridge and other transportation projects.

This web site is intended to be used as a guide by county and municipal officials and engineers to apply for Local Aid projects. It provides information on funding, applications, engineering requirements, and the procurement process.

The New Jersey Department of Transportation's (NJDOT) online grant management system, SAGE (System for Administering Grants Electronically), is a method of accepting, reviewing, approving and managing grants.

Starting Fiscal Year 2008, applications for all programs, are being processed online. As these programs are advertised, applicants are required to submit their application online using SAGE. Please Click below to access SAGE.

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Last updated date: February 12, 2020 8:57 AM