Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) Roadmap of Resources

Federal Government Resources 

DOT Navigator from the US DOT 

Resource to help communities understand the best ways to apply for grants, and to plan for and deliver transformative infrastructure projects and services.  Sections contain information on applying for DOT grants, finding technical assistance and resources, and learning about the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) programs. 

 

Thriving Communities from the US DOT 

This program is designed to provide technical assistance and capacity building resources to improve and foster thriving communities through transportation improvements. This program provides hands-on planning support and access to a diverse set of technical assistance providers available to work directly with communities as they build upon local assets to co-design and advance infrastructure projects that address critical social, economic, environmental and mobility needs. 

 

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) from the US DOT 

This tool outlines the FRA discretionary grant program based upon the entity, project category, and type of project.  Based on these inputs, the potential grant program(s) suited for those needs are highlighted and outlined. 

 

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) from US DOT 

This website will serve as your one-stop shop for FHWA’s implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, including everything from fact sheets and funding notices to guidance, regulations, and presentations.  Has a subscription feature for updates and can browse information by key topics (i.e. bridges, climate, safety, electric vehicle, equity, etc.) 

 

White House Guidebook  

A Guidebook to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Governments, and Other Partners

 

Website of the White House & Information Specific to the Infrastructure Law 

PDF version of the guidebook 

 

State Government Resources 

INDOT Resource for BIL Information

This webpage will be updated by INDOT with information regarding discretionary grant opportunities and INDOT's involvement in administering BIL funding

 

INDOT State Budget Agency Requirements  

New Process for Applying for Federal Grant - State Budget Agency Federal Assistance Process

 

Unique Entity ID (UEI)

This webpage describes what the UEI means and how to obtain a UEI for a community.  There are also FAQs listed to further assist local agencies.

 

Other Resources

Build America Center 

This center is supported through a cooperative agreement between the US DOT and the University of Maryland to provide assistance to agencies across the country to successfully implement initiatives and grants through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.  Purdue University is a regional support center for this effort.  Subscribe for updates on trainings, technical assistance, and funding notifications.

 

LPA Funding Under BIL

A pdf created by the National Center of Rural Road Safety explaining LPA funding.

 

Local Infrastructure Hub  

Collaborative effort of several leading civic groups 

Helps local leaders navigate and understand the large quantities of information from the federal government on nearly 400 funding opportunities available through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.  It will help cities and towns develop competitive funding applications.  Has a subscription option to receive updates on programs and a grant search feature to zero in on grant opportunities. 

 

Transportation for America 

A tool to help navigate through the infrastructure law from the basics to the deep end of funding categories and topics. 

 

National Association of Counties (NACo) 

Outlines the infrastructure bill and provisions applicable to county governments.