2016 Work Zone and Guardrail Safety Training Grants

Funding Agency:
Department of Transportation

The FHWA hereby requests applications for assistance to result in the award of Work Zone and Guardrail Safety Training Grant cooperative agreements that would build on work already completed under the Work Zone Safety Grants Program.

The purpose of this program is to award funding to qualified applicants to conduct training nationally for a wide range of workers on the prevention of injuries and fatalities in highway and roadway work zones; develop guidelines on work zone safety, operational issues, and best practices that will assist State and local government transportation agencies and other entities in improving work zone safety; and to provide training based on these guidelines. 

Deadline: July 5, 2016

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

In accordance with Section 1409 of SAFETEA-LU, Public Law 109-59, competition is restricted to nonprofit and not-for-profit organizations (e.g., trade associations, universities, etc.) for the prime recipient(s). State and local Governments are not eligible for this award as primary recipients but are eligible as sub-awardees/sub-contractors. 

Amount

$2,500,000

Amount Description

Work Zone Safety Award(s): The FHWA anticipates making from 1 up to 10 work zone safety awards from this NOFO. The minimum amount of each award will be $250,000 and the maximum amount of an award will be $2.5M.The final amount of each award may vary based on the proposed and approved activities of each award.

Guardrail Safety Training Award(s): The FHWA anticipates making up to two guardrail safety training awards from this NOFO. The minimum amount of each award will be $250,000 and the maximum amount will be $2.5M. The final amount of each award may vary based on the proposed and approved activities of each award.

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Curriculum Development
Engineering and Physical Sciences
Medical
Medical - Clinical Science
Social Sciences

External Deadline

July 5, 2016