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Indian Reservation Roads (IRR), Inventory High Priority Projects

Detailed information about this program is below:

Category Information About This Specific Program
Title Indian Reservation Roads, Inventory High Priority Projects, Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number 15.033
Purpose To provide limited routine and preventive maintenance on Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) transportation facilities as described below:
  1. BIA road systems and related road appurtenances such as signs, traffic signals, pavement striping, trail markers and guardrails;
  2. highway bridges and drainage structures;
  3. airport runways and heliport pads, including runway lighting;
  4. boardwalks;
  5. adjacent parking areas;
  6. maintenance yards;
  7. bus stations;
  8. system public pedestrian walkways, paths, bike and other trails;
  9. motorized vehicle trails;
  10. public access roads to heliports and airports;
  11. BIA and tribal post-secondary school roads and parking lots built with IRR program funds; and
  12. public ferry boats and boat ramps.
Type of Assistance Direct Payments
Eligible Applicants Indian Tribal Governments
Eligible Activities Projects should support repair and maintenance of BIA transportation facilities serving Indian reservations. Specific projects include school bus routes and arterial highways; snow removal, ice control, washout repair, and landslide removal; replacement, rehabilitation or maintenance of the 900 bridges on Indian reservation roads; operation and maintenance of a ferry across Lake Roosevelt serving the Colville Indian Reservation; and maintenance of public airstrips located on Indian reservations.
Excluded Activities/Other Restrictions Funds cannot be used for construction and improvement of governmental facilities, the purchase of equipment, general government expenses, operating and maintenance expenses, political activities, new housing construction –except through community-based development organizations (CBDOs) – or income payments.
Pre-Funding Requirements (if applicable) Tribes with BIA transportation facilities must submit a needs request to receive consideration for funding to maintain roads or facilities that are eligible under this program. An informal preapplication conference is recommended.
Typical Award Amount (if applicable) Not available
Total Awarded Fiscal Year 2015 (if applicable) Not available
Match Requirement (if applicable) None
Solicitation Process/Timeline Not available
Proposal Elements/Scoring Criteria Not available
Contact Information (primary contact and website or other source) LeRoy Gishi
Phone: (202) 513-7714
CFDA Number 15.033 web page
Website Information about Successful Tribal Applicants/Projects Division of Transportation website
Headquarters Office Bureau of Indian Affairs
Office of Indian Services, Division of Transportation
1849 C Street NW, MS-4532 MIB
Washington, D.C. 20410