Grow the Infrastructure
“Spur the state’s economy and create jobs”
Approximately 20% of Kentucky’s ARRA money is directed toward growing investments in state infrastructure. These funds will spur the state’s economy and create jobs; while meeting critical needs in areas like highways, mass transit, broadband deployment, and local water supplies.
A loan program for local wastewater treatment facilities that qualify under the US EPA standards. Construction loans, 20 years maximum term, and must be on the State’s priority list.Amount of Award:
$50,381,900.00State Administering Agency: Kentucky Infrastructure AuthorityFederally Awarding Agency: Department of Energy
A loan program for local drinking water treatment and distribution facilities that qualify under EPA requirements. Projects must be recommended by the Kentucky Division of Water from the Project Priority List and must be financially feasible as determined by KIA staff.Amount of Award:
$20,450,000.00State Administering Agency: Kentucky Infrastructure AuthorityFederally Awarding Agency: Department of Energy
Restoration, repair and construction of highways and bridges in Kentucky that are federal aid-eligible. Projects must be in Kentucky’s surface transportation plan to be federal-aid eligible. Amount of Award:
$421,094,991.00State Administering Agency: Transportation CabinetFederally Awarding Agency: Federal Highway Administration
Mass transit funding to purchase additional vehicles, replace and expand public transit services, purchase bus shelters, radios, GPS devices, garage equipment and other bus amenities. Funding split between urban and rural areas, by formula: urban-$31.1 million, rural-$19.2 million. State determines awards for rural funding and for urban funding for areas with a population less than 200,000.Amount of Award:
$51,538,622.00State Administering Agency: Transportation CabinetFederally Awarding Agency: Department of Transportation
Transportation and Infrastructure
View the ARRA Infrastructure Map
Reports to Congress
The United States Congress House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure will closely oversee the implementation of transportation and infrastructure provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The attached documents were submitted in response to Chairman Oberstar’s February 27, 2009 request to Governor Beshear. The information is assimilated and formatted as prescribed in the March 20, 2009 guidance document provided by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
Additionally, The Commonwealth of Kentucky declares that Certifications 1201, 1511, and 1607 have been submitted to the U.S. Department of Transportation as required by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. U.S. Dept of Transportation: http://testimony.ost.dot.gov/ARRAcerts/
Water and Sewer Certification
View certifications for water and sewer infrastructure projects.