ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Oct 2019
In 2019 the Federal Railroad Administration made available $396 million discretionary funding available to repair, replace, or rehabilitate qualified railroad assets, subject to Buy-American provisions.
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On October 8, 2019 the Federal Railroad Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) that made $396 million in discretionary funding available for the Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair, under which money is available to repair, replace, or rehabilitate qualified railroad assets to reduce the state of good repair backlog and improve intercity passenger rail performance. “[R]ecipients of funds must comply with all applicable requirements of Federal law,” according to the notice, “including the Buy America requirements.”