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What's New

Municipal Aid and County Aid Regulations Updated

New Municipal Aid and County Aid Regulations were updated on July 29, 2021

The current Municipal Aid Regulations can be viewed here.

The currrent County Aid Regulations can be viewed here.

Grant Solicitation Announcement: Local Bridge Fund  FY 2022

Application Deadline FY 2022: November 19, 2021

Grant Solicitation Announcement : Local Freight Impact Fund FY 2022

Application Deadline FY 2022: November 26, 2021

Local Freight Impact Fund Applications being accepted for $30.1 Million in FY 22 Grants
Grant Announcement : FY 2022 Municipal Aid

 

Governor Murphy and NJDOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti Announce $161 Million in FY 22 Municipal Aid Grants to 541 Municipalities

Grant Recipients for FY 2022 Municipal Aid

Local Freight Impact Fund FY2022 Announcement: Traffic Study Data Requirements Relaxed

Due to the changes in traffic resulting from COVID-19 lockdowns, the Local Freight Impact Fund's requirement for timely traffic study data will be relaxed. Any traffic study supporting a FY 2022 Local Freight Impact Fund application is permitted to have data no older than January 1, 2016

FY 2022 Grant Solicitation - Municipal Aid, Bikeways, Safe Streets to Transit, and Transit Village

The Division of Local Aid is currently accepting applications for Municipal Aid, Bikeways, Safe Streets to Transit,
and Transit Village programs through SAGE.


I would like to thank all the mayors, clerks, municipal and consultant engineers, administrators, and others who have worked with us to submit your Resolutions of Support for your Municipal Aid, Bikeways, Safe Streets to Transit and/or Transit Village applications into our new PMRS.  As this is a new system, we recognize that some people have still not gotten the message although we had multiple training sessions and have been publicizing this for quite some time.  Our staff has been working overtime to assist in any way possible.  At this time, we want to assist your municipality, or county so that your applications are still viable.  We will extend the deadline for two weeks so that everyone can get their electronic Resolution submitted. Get started immediately by:
  1. contacting the Resource Center at 609-649-9395 or emailing DOT-LocalAID.ResourceCenter@dot.nj.gov
  2. contacting your Local Aid District Office; Or
  3. go to the Resource Center Website for a how to video:  www.njdotlocalaidrc.com
Please reach out immediately. The deadline is August 18th.

View Press Release, HERE

FY2022 State Aid Programs Solicitation Letter

FY 2022 Grant Solicitation – Safe Routes to School

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is pleased to announce that the application period is now open for our 2022 Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program. The deadline to apply is October 14, 2021. Program requirements and supporting documents can be found at the following website link: https://www.njdotlocalaidrc.com/federally-funded-programs/safe-routes-to-school

The NJDOT is offering free online training sessions providing participants with information about applying for the SRTS Program. Topics that will be covered in this online training include: Overview of Federal Aid programs and the Safe Routes to School Program; Detailed Review of the Safe Routes to School Grant Application; Grant Application Process; Grant Resources, Tips & Strategies; and Q&A with NJDOT Local Aid Staff. The session is designed to assist you with making your grant application stronger to turn your project into a reality. Dates, times and links to registration are below.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021, from 10am to 11:30amregister here!
Tuesday, July 13, 2021, from 3pm to 4:30pmregister here!
Thursday, August 19, 2021, from 10am to 11:30amregister here!
Wednesday, September 9, 2021, from 3pm to 4:30pmregister here!

Lastly, the NJDOT will be offering One-on-One Application Meetings to provide direct assistance to applicants in developing better and stronger applications. These meetings will be held with a NJDOT District staff member and an MPO representative. Applicants requesting a meeting must be a representative of the Local Public Agency, NOT a consultant. One on One meetings are not a mandatory requirement to apply for funding. Meetings will be held from June 22, 2021 through September 17, 2021. More information on specific dates and how to sign up will be posted shortly on the NJDOT Local Aid Resource Center at: https://www.njdotlocalaidrc.com. Good luck!!

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


You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the PDF files which is available at our state Adobe Acrobat Access page.


Last updated date: February 12, 2020 9:55 AM