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									                          REGION 3 STATE ARRA PROJECTS


Virginia:
   • Total ARRA Funding for Transportation: $694.5 million
          o Approximately $116 million will be distributed to transit providers
          o These funds will also be dispersed to 3 Urban and Metropolitan Planning
            Organizations in D.C., Richmond and Hampton Roads.

   •   Certification Status: Virginia is currently working on finalizing the projects to be
       funded by the ARRA stimulus package. Once the projects are finalized, Virginia will file
       a 1511 Certification detailing the allocation of funds to specific projects and area of the
       state.

   •   Projects:
          o Currently many projects are being considered – here are a few highlights:
                   Purchasing Bus Shelters
                   Providing Radios for Buses
                   Replacing Transit Vehicles
                   Purchasing Support Vehicles
                   Going Green with Hybrid Buses
                   Bridge Rehabilitation and Preservation
                   Road Resurfacing
                   Safety Projects including purchasing surveillance equipment
          o These are just some examples of the projects proposed
          o Virginia will soon be finalizing and submitting their 1511 Certification

   •   Helpful Websites:
          o Virginia’s Stimulus Funding Breakdown: http://www.stimulus.virginia.gov/ - VA
             Stimulus Funding Breakdown
          o Governor Kaine’s Press Release Regarding the Allocation of ARRA funding:
             http://www.stimulus.virginia.gov/news/index.cfm?id=890

West Virginia

   •   Total ARRA Funding for Transportation: TBD
          o The amount of stimulus funding for transportation are still being determined
          o The recent estimate is $210 million for highway projects

   •   Goals for the Funding:
         o Job Creation
         o Economic Growth

   •   Certification Status: West Virginia has completed its 1511 Certification detailing its
       use of funds as well as all other required certifications to receive ARRA funding.
   •   Types of Projects:
          o Bridge Rehabilitation
          o Bridge Replacement
          o Bridge Preservation
          o Resurfacing Roadways
          o Expanding Corridors
          o Safety Projects

   •   Helpful Websites
          o West Virginia has a very detailed plan about which roadways and bridges are
             receiving funds as well as allocation by congressional district.
          o WV Stimulus Funding Breakdown - http://www.wvgov.org/sec.aspx?ID=115
          o WV Transportation Project Breakdown -
             http://www.wvgov.org/Upload/ARRATransportationInfrastructureFunding.pdf
          o Generalized Project Breakdown -
             http://www.wvgov.org/Upload/WVDOH%20Methodology%20to%20Allocation
             %20of%20Funds%20American%20Recovery%20&%20Reinvestment%20Act%2
             0of%202009.pdf
          o WV Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) -
             http://www.wvdot.com/3_roadways/rp/intermodal_stip1.htm



Delaware

   •   Total ARRA Funding for Transportation: $122 million
          o $18.9 million will go specifically to transit
          o Delaware has a total expenditure goal of $200 million for its transit and
              infrastructure programs

   •   Goals:
         o Significant Job Creation
         o Rehabilitation of Roadways
         o Safety Improvements
         o Asset Preservation
         o Green Initiatives

   •   Certification Status: Delaware has completed its 1511 Certification detailing its use of
       funds as well as all other required certifications to receive ARRA funding.

   •   Types of Projects:
          o Pavement and Roadway Rehabilitation
          o Bridge Maintenance
          o Median, Guardrail and Traffic Signal upgrades and replacements
          o Vehicle and Rail Car Purchase and Replacement
          o New Dover Transit Center
           o   Additional Park & Ride Facilities
           o   New DART Maintenance Facility
           o   Recreational Trail Construction
           o   Boardwalk Refurbishment
           o   Street Design and Drainage Improvement

   •   Helpful Websites:
          o Delaware has many of its projects and plans detailed on its websites. Here are
             some of them:
          o Delaware Stimulus Funding Breakdown - http://recovery.delaware.gov/
          o Delaware Stimulus Funding Breakdown for Transportation -
             http://www.deldot.gov/
          o Delaware Stimulus Project List -
             http://www.deldot.gov/information/media_gallery/2009/stimulus/stimulus_release
             _gov_deldot_combined.pdf

Maryland

   •   Total ARRA Funding for Transportation: $437.9 million

   •   Certification Status: Maryland has completed its 1511 Certification detailing its use of
       funds as well as all other required certifications to receive ARRA funding.

   •   Types of Projects:
          o Environmental Projects
          o Safety Improvements
          o Resurfacing and Rehabilitation
          o Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation

   •   Helpful Websites:
          o Maryland has hyperlinks which detail its ARRA funding and transportation
             projects. Here are some examples:
          o Maryland Stimulus Funding Transportation Breakdown -
                     http://testimony.ost.dot.gov/ARRAcerts/MD_1511_022709.pdf
                     http://testimony.ost.dot.gov/ARRAcerts/1511_Certification_031709_MD.
                     pdf
          o Maryland Recovery and Reinvestment Website:
                     http://www.mass.gov/?pageID=gov3subtopic&L=4&L0=Home&L1=Key
                     +Priorities&L2=Job+Creation+%26+Economic+Growth&L3=Massachuse
                     tts+Recovery+and+Reinvestment+Plan&sid=Agov3

District of Columbia

   •   Total ARRA Funding for Transportation: $123.5 million (estimated)
   •   Certification Status: DC has recently submitted its 1511 certification thereby completed
       all the required certification to receive ARRA funding. Based on its 1511 certification,
       DC has estimated that it will receive $123.5 million in ARRA funding towards transit.

   •   Types of Projects:
          o Resurface Roads
          o Refurbish Landscaping, Sidewalks and Curbs
          o Restore Wheelchair Ramps
          o Improve Lighting
          o Safety Improvement
          o Traffic Signal Improvement
          o Bicycle Sharing
          o Safe Routes to Schools Project
          o Bridge Maintenance

   •  Helpful Websites:
          o DC has also developed websites specifically to keep the public informed of its use
             of ARRA funds. Here are few of them:
          o DC Stimulus Package Website - http://recovery.dc.gov/recovery/site/default.asp
          o DC Transportation News -
             http://recovery.dc.gov/recovery/cwp/view,a,11,q,462262.asp
          o DC Stimulus Funding Transportation Project List -
             http://recovery.dc.gov/recovery/lib/recovery/pdf/ddot_arra_road_and_bridge_proj
             ects.pdf
Pennsylvania

   •   Total ARRA Funding: $1.4 billion

   •   Certification Status: Pennsylvania has completed its 1511 Certification detailing its use
       of funds as well as all other required certifications to receive ARRA funding.

   •   Types of Projects:
          o Roadway Rehabilitation and Reconstruction
          o Bridge Rehabilitations and Replacement
          o Safety Projects
          o Transportation Enhancement
                    Widening Roadways
                    Installing Curb Ramps
          o Technology Improvement
                    Radios
                    Camera Installation

   •   Helpful Websites:
          o PA Stimulus Funding Breakdown for Transportation:
                   http://www.recovery.pa.gov/portal/server.pt?open=514&objID=505972&
             mode=2
o PA Transportation Project Breakdown:
        http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/gateway/PTARGS_0_2_374
        665_0_0_18/Transportation%20Infrastructure%20Projects.pdf

								
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