New TAP Funding Announced For Area Communities

The Missouri Department of Transportation is pleased to announce the award of the 2023 Transportation Alternatives Program projects.

The goal of the program is to expand transportation choices and enhance the transportation experience through categories of activities related to the surface transportation system. The TAP focuses on non-motorized transportation projects with an emphasis on bicycle and pedestrian facilities.

Eighty projects were selected totaling approximately $28.1 million in federal funds with a total project cost of $37.6 million.

Local public agencies are reimbursed for eligible project costs at a maximum rate of 80 percent with the local agency providing a minimum 20 percent match.

Those awarded funding include the City of Bethany for their $406,000 school to pool sidewalk project, the City of Albany for a $469,000 sidewalk project, the City of Maryville for Pedestrian Enhancement, South Main Trail Connection, and Munn Avenue Trail extension projects, the City of Trenton for their $174,000 Westside Sidewalk Project, and the City of Savannah for their E Highway Non-Motoring Routes Project.