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DOT accepting applications for more than $5B in infrastructure grants

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced it was accepting applications for $5.1 billion in discretionary grants programs.

The grants for regionally or nationally significant infrastructure projects would come from three major discretionary grant programs, but the application process would come from a single, streamlined Multimodal Project Discretionary Grant Program (MPDG) opportunity, officials said.

“Through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, today we are making over $5 billion available for major infrastructure projects that benefit the economy and quality of life of entire regions of America, from our biggest cities to our most rural areas,” U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said.

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