Preparing for Funding Deployment

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Preparing for Funding Deployment

6 days ago
State agencies submitted their low carbon transportation materials (LCTM) program applications in June. Key questions now for agency representatives are “when” and “how” the funding will be awarded, while others in the industry are watching to see what their own next steps will be. Below are updates based on the best information currently available to […]
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Next Steps for LCTM Funding

3 weeks ago
With the low carbon transportation materials (LCTM) program’s State Request for Application having closed on June 10, the FHWA is now processing the applications it received, with award announcements anticipated later in the summer. The LCTM program is also making $800 million available to non-state applicants (e.g., cities, counties, metropolitan planning organizations (MTOs), tribes, Federal […]
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LCTM Website Adds Expanded FAQs

1 month ago
The FHWA’s LCTM website now features a significantly expanded list of frequently asked questions (FAQs). The new FAQs include additional questions and answers in six topic areas. (The updates are consistent with what has been covered in meetings and individual discussions by RC3.)
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SPPCC Volume 2 Template Released

2 months ago
UC Davis is leading the Sustainable Pavement Program Cooperative Center and working closely with FHWA supporting the LCTM Grants Program. Interactions with the Center (and with FHWA) have been routine throughout the development of the RC3 LCTM templates. While the Center is still working diligently to complete their Volume 1 template, the SPPCC Volume 2 […]
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New FHWA “Goals and Co-Benefits” Document Available

2 months ago
The Sustainable Pavement Program Cooperative Center (SPPCC), funded by the Federal Highway Administration and led by the University of California Pavement Research Center at UC Davis, is one of the channels distributing information about the LCTM Grant Program. A new document, “Goals and Co-Benefits of Implementing a Low-Carbon Transportation Materials Program using FHWA Low-Carbon Transportation […]
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Gantt Chart Schedule Template Released

2 months ago
RC3 has released a Gantt chart schedule template that aligns with the Volume 1 and Volume 2 information previously released. As in the other documents, the template includes “Additional Activity” fields to either be modified or removed depending on whether you will be proposing such activities. You will need Microsoft Project to manipulate the *.mpp […]
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Errata Released for Volume 1 Template

2 months ago
On May 28, 2024, errata was released for the template “Low-Carbon Transportation Materials Program Inflation Reduction Act Section 60506: Volume 1 Technical Application.” For those DOTs who have their applications underway, please consider swapping out language from the errata to better align with what FHWA prefers to see. Download the errata here. Note the first […]
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Instructions for Form SF-424C Now Available

2 months ago
As part of the LCTM Grant application requirements, it is necessary to fill out “Form SF-424C, Budget Information for Construction Programs” as listed in the RFA under Table 2-Application Materials Overview. Because a number of questions have arisen pertaining to this form, RC3 has obtained instructions from the FHWA to help agencies with the form’s […]
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Template Released for Volume 2: Budget Application

2 months ago
RC3 announces the release of a sample template proposal for Volume 2: Budget Application for state agencies to use when applying for funding. Access Volume 2 of the template: “Low-Carbon Transportation Materials Program Inflation Reduction Act Section 60506 Volume 2: Budget Application.” For guidance on preparation using the template, download our “Grant Proposal for Low-Carbon […]
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