Truck Access Route Program
CSFA Number: 494-00-0958
Agency Name
Department Of Transportation (494)
Agency Contact
Stephane B. Seck-Birhame
Short Description
This program is aimed to help local public agencies upgrade the pavement design of eligible roadways from the old 73,280 pound standard to the new 80,000 pound standard for legally loaded tractor semi-trailers. GATA process apply when the funding and expenditures are not controlled and overseen by IDOT and when funding and expenditures are let at the local level; an exception from GATA processes when the funding and expenditures are controlled and overseen by IDOT (funds do not leave the agency). Exception approved 01/09/2017. Matching funding totals should be reduced from this program and added to the specific program. All non-match funding will be process under this CSFA Program, by issuing a NOSA and posting the award.
Subject Area
Economic Development
Program Function
Objectives and Goals
The objective of this program is to provide local public agencies with assistance to upgrade their facilities to accommodate the new legal truck loading of 80,000 pounds.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
The program funds are reimbursed to the local public agency upon completion of work items in the construction contract. The funds are limited to $45,000 per lane mile and $22,000 per qualifying intersection on eligible routes.
Eligibility Requirements
Eligible roadways for this program include those that connect a truck generator, a municipality, or an existing designated truck route to a municipality or another existing designated truck route. Upon completion, the local public agency must pass a resolution to designate the completed route as a Class II or Class III designated truck route. TARP funds may not be used on a route that was previously upgraded with TARP funding.
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
The application is distributed annually by the Central Bureau of Local Roads and Streets through a Circular Letter typically in late July.
Assistance Consideration
The state participation will not exceed 50 percent of the total construction costs or $900,000, whichever is less.
Post Assistance Requirements
The local public agency must pass a resolution to designate the completed route as a Class II or Class III designated truck route.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Local Road & Streets Manual:
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2015 : $7,000,000
FY 2016 : $7,000,000
FY 2017 : $7,000,000
FY 2018 : $7,000,000
FY 2019 : $7,000,000
FY 2020 : $2,500,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details17-0958-01$0 - $90000007/28/2016 - 09/15/2016 : 5:00 PM
Details18-0958-01$0 - $90000009/25/2017 - 11/03/2017 : 4:30 PM
Details19-0958-01$0 - $90000010/01/2018 - 11/05/2018 : 4:30
Details20-0958-01Not Applicable01/31/2020 - 03/06/2020 : 5:00 PM
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
20-0958-0003Livingston County07/01/201906/30/2023932,400
18-0958-0007County of Vermilion07/01/201706/30/2021900,000
19-0958-0007County of Champaign07/01/201806/30/2020900,000
19-0958-0016County of Williamson07/01/201806/30/2020651,600
18-0958-0009County of McLean07/01/201706/30/2021630,400