Local Assistance Division

                
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The Virginia Department of Transportation's (VDOT) Local Assistance Division develops policy and provides guidance for special funding programs and other programs that impact work performed by localities, and serves as a liaison to local governments. The division also:

  • Manages several special funding programs
  • Manages urban roadway inventory and system changes
  • Manages the local assistance payments program
  • Provides policy oversight and guidance for locally administered projects
  • Provides outreach and training for local programs

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  • Summer 2022 Newsletter
  • Click here to learn about the ProjectWise Deliverables Management System. 
  • New Qualification Program Sessions are available. Click here for more information. 
  • Ready, Set, Go! Transportation Alternatives Grant Program: VDOT is excited to provide a pilot grant program designed to assist Virginia's smaller population local partners in identifying, evaluating, and reporting achievable, affordable, and targeted non-motorized improvements. If selected for funding, a consultant-led team will assist <50,000 population communities to prepare for their potential FY25-26  Transportation Alternatives application (next round begins in Spring 2023). These project evaluations will provide the preliminary information needed to apply for federal Transportation Alternatives funding.

           - Eligibility is limited to non-MPO communities with a 2020                              census population of <50,000.

           - Application deadline: Friday, October 21, 2022

           - Award announcements are expected November 4, 2022. Ready,                   Set, Go!

           - APPLY HERE

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