FFY 2023 - 2026 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) Program Solicitation

NEW BIL Solicitations

New BIL solicitations for the Surface Transportation Program (STP) - Local, Local Bridge and the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) are available as of November 1, 2022. 

All applications for these new solicitations are due by 5:00 PM on Friday March 24, 2023.​

FFY 2024 STP-Local

STP-Local roadways are functionally classified as rural minor collectors, rural local roads and urban local roads that are located in urban areas with populations under 50,000.

An updated map application to assist with identifying eligible roads for th​e STP-Local program is available here.​ 

FFY 2024-2026 Local Bridge Improvement Assistance Program

The Local Bridge Improvement Assistance Program helps rehabilitate and replace, on a cost-shared basis, the most seriously deficient existing local bridges on Wisconsin's local highway systems.

FFY 2023-2026 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)

The Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) provides eligible sponsors with up to 80% federal reimbursement for non-motorized, utilitarian trail projects as well as eligible non-i​nfrastructure planning and safe routes to school activities.​

The Safe Transportation Alternatives for Rural Schools (STARS) initiative is a new TAP program component created to enhance the applicati​on and delivery processes. It focuses on Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programing, planning studies, and small infrastructure improvements in rural communities. All eligible TAP sponsors are encouraged to subm​it an application. However, due to funding constraints, applicants should be aware that the greatest availability is for communities less than 5,000 in population, who are also outside of Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) area boundaries.​

Instructional webinars regarding these new solicitations are forthcoming.

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Previous BIL Solicitations

The FFY 2023 - 2026 BIL solicitation will include materials for the Surface Transportation Program (STP) (Urban, Rural and Local), Local ​Bridge, and Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Programs. Please note, the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) is not includ​ed in this so​licitation; a separate BIL solicitation for TAP is anticipated later this summer.

All Applications for the FFY 2023 - 2026 BIL Solicitation are due by 5:00 PM on Friday, June 3, 2022.

Instructional Webinars​

Solicitation TimelineProgram Application Materials

2023-2026 STP-Urban

STP-Urban roadways are functionally classified as urban principal arterials, urban minor arterials and urban collectors.

  • STP Pre-Project Award Flexibility Agreement
  • Application Instructions
  • Application

2023-2026 STP-Rural

STP-Rural roadways are functionally classified as rural principal arterials, rural minor arterials and rural major collectors.

  • STP Pre-Project Award Flexibility Agreement
  • Application Instructions
  • Application

2023-2026 STP-Local

STP-Local roadways are functionally classified as rural minor collectors, rural local roads and urban local roads that are located in urban areas with populations under 50,000.

  • STP Pre-Project Award Flexibility Agreement
  • Application Instructions
  • Application

A map application to assist with identifying eligible roads for the STP-Local program is available​.​ 

2023-2026 Local Bridge Improvement Assistance Program

The Local Bridge Improvement Assistance Program helps rehabilitate and replace, on a cost-shared basis, the most seriously deficient existing local bridges on Wisconsin's local highway systems.

  • Application Instructions
  • App​lication

2023-2026 Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program

CMAQ encourages transportation projects that improve air quality. It includes efforts to enhance public transit, bicycle/pedestrian facilities, ridesharing programs and facilities, and technologies that improve traffic flow and vehicle emissions.

IMPORTANT: CMAQ project location eligibility is limited to the following counties: Milwaukee, Racine, Kenosha, Waukesha, Washington, Ozaukee, Walworth, Sheboygan, Kewaunee, Manitowoc and Door.

  • Application Instru​ctions
  • Applica​tion

FFY 2023 - 2026 STP-Tribal

WisDOT is consulting with leadership of the 11 Wisconsin Tribal Governments to determine the best way to deliver the STP-Tribal program. Please monitor this page for future updates.

Contact

As WisDOT actively prepares the release of new information, please send your questions to dotlocalprograms@dot.wi.gov. Additional program contact information can be found on the application instructions.