Welcome to the Florida Department of Transportation's Local Programs Webpage. Local Programs are designed to provide transportation resources authorized for construction, resurfacing and rehabilitation of roadways and structures by Florida State Statutes and by the United States Code of Federal Regulations. The Department manages several Funding programs for local agencies. Review the program information below for eligibility requirements, and contact your Local Programs Administrator for additional information today!
Federal Grant Programs
Nationwide approximately 75% or 2.9 million of the 3.9 million total miles of roadway are owned and operated by local public agencies. The Local Agency Program or “LAP” provides towns, cities and counties funds to develop, design, and construct transportation facilities with federal funds. FDOT is the steward of the federal funds and is responsible for oversight of funded projects on behalf of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA.)
State Grant Programs
The County Incentive Grant Program (CIGP) was created for the purpose of providing grants to counties, to improve a transportation facility including transit which is located on the State Highway System (SHS) or which relieves traffic congestion on the SHS.
The SCOP is available to assist small county governments in repairing or rehabilitating county bridges, paving unpaved roads, addressing road-related drainage improvements, resurfacing or reconstructing county roads, or constructing capacity safety improvements on county roads. Funds are available to counties that have a population of 170, 000 or less.
SCOP “Municipalities” special funding cycle, is available to Rural Areas of Opportunity designated under Section 288.0656(7)(a), Florida Statutes (F.S.). The transportation facility must be publicly owned and maintained. Funds are available to assist in the repair and rehabilitation of bridges, paving unpaved roads; addressing road-related drainage improvements; resurfacing or reconstruction of roads and constructing safety improvements to roads.
The purpose of the SCRAP is to assist small county governments in resurfacing and reconstructing county roads. Funds are available to counties available to counties that have a population of 75, 000 or less.
The TRIP program provides funding to improve regionally significant transportation facilities in regional transportation areas defined by Florida Statute. State funds are available throughout Florida to provide incentives for local governments and the private sector to help pay for critically needed projects that benefit regional travel and commerce.
For more information regarding State Local
Programs, Please contact your
District Local Programs Office
For Immediate Assistance, Please Contact:
Statewide Local Programs Administrator