On June 13, 2022, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) under the Department of Transportation (DOT) released a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Bridge Investment Program (BIP). Approximately $2.4 billion has been made available for FY 22. A total of $12.5 billion has been allocated for the BIP over the course of the next five years. Application guidelines and information can be found here.
Funds will be awarded on a competitive basis and can be used for bridge replacement, rehabilitation, preservation and protection projects. The deadline for planning applications is 11:59 PM EDT on July 25, 2022. The deadline for Large Bridge Projects is 11:59 PM EDT on August 9, 2022. The deadline for Bridge Projects is 11:59 PM EDT on September 8, 2022. For GFOA’s analysis and updates on this and other funding opportunities under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, please visit our IIJA Implementation Resource Page.