Bridge NY Grant Applications

Bridge NY Grant Applications Available from NYSDOT

The NYS Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is soliciting candidate projects for funding under the BRIDGE NY program, which provides enhanced assistance for local governments to rehabilitate and replace bridges and culverts. Particular emphasis will be provided for projects that address poor structural conditions; mitigate weight restrictions or detours; facilitate economic development or increase competitiveness; improve resiliency and/or reduce the risk of flooding.

Any city, county, town, village or other political subdivision, including tribal governments and public benefit corporations, authorized to receive and administer State and federal transportation funding.

Bridge projects must be on a public roadway that carries vehicular traffic; be eligible for federal aid; and follow
the federal aid process. Culvert projects must be on a public highway and shall follow the State-aid process.

Eligible projects costs for bridges are between $250,000 and $5 million. Bridge project applications should include
all project costs including design/engineering, right-of-way, construction and construction inspection
costs. Design/engineering and construction inspection work performed by the applicant is eligible for reimbursement,
provided the work is performed by qualified personnel approved by NYSDOT. NYSDOT will provide
up to 95 percent of the authorized project costs.

Eligible projects for culvert projects are between $50,000 and $1 million. Culvert project applications should
include all project costs including design/engineering, right-of-way, construction and construction inspection
costs. Design/engineering and construction inspection work performed by the Applicant is eligible for reimbursement,
provided the work is performed by qualified personnel approved by NYSDOT. NYSDOT will provide
100 percent of the authorized project costs.

Draft application submittals for pre-review must be received on or before:
March 15th, 2018 at 11:59pm – for culvert applications
March 29th, 2018 at 11:59pm – for bridge applications
Submit draft applications to: BridgeNY@dot.ny.gov

Comments from draft application submittals will be emailed to the sponsor on or before:
March 30th, 2018 at 11:59pm – for culvert applications
April 13th, 2018 at 11:59pm – for bridge applications

Final application submittals including all documentation must be received on or before:
April 13th, 2018 at 11:59pm – for culvert applications
April 27th, 2018 at 11:59pm – for bridge applications
Submit final applications to: BridgeNY@dot.ny.gov

Webinars and workshops are available for interested applicants to attend. Please see details at
https://www.dot.ny.gov/bridgeny.