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Overview

FY 2022 Grant Solicitation – Municipal Aid, Bikeways, Safe Streets to Transit, 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 – 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

 

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 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

Grant Announcement : FY 2021 Municipal Aid

Murphy Administration Announces Department of Transportation Municipal Aid Grants for 95 Percent of New Jersey Municipalities

Grant Recipients for FY 2021 Municipal Aid

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