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Local communities and public agencies face a variety of capital program improvement needs. These needs directly affect quality of life for residents and the ability of cities and towns to attract and retain businesses. INDOT works proactively to assist Local Public Agencies (LPA) in addressing capital needs.
By statute, INDOT shares gas tax revenue distributed out of the state Motor Vehicle Highway Fund (MVHF) and Local Road and Street Fund (LRSF) with local communities. Distributions out of these funds are made by the auditor’s office to each local community for use on road and street projects
INDOT also makes available 25 percent of the federal funds apportioned to it under Congressional Highway Authorization Bills. This is a practice carried out by internal policy and is done under no requirement of any state or federal statute. INDOT also handles all of the program administration, contract letting and post-contractual Federal obligations for local communities. This alleviates additional financial burdens for local communities and provides a means for all communities to participate in federal-aid funding.
Disclaimer: “These sample documents are provided for technical assistance and information purposes only. Compliance with applicable state and federal laws is an ongoing responsibility. Laws, regulations, guidance or policy may change and INDOT makes no warranties regarding the accuracy and/or completeness of the information provided. The information and sample documents presented are not intended to constitute legal advice, and agencies should consult with legal counsel to ensure that projects are prosecuted in accordance with applicable laws.”
Highway Safety Improvement Program
Applications for project funding under the Local Highway Safety Improvement program must follow the directions provided in the Local HSIP Project Selection Guide found on the Safety Programs page. Please review the selection guide and a short form titled High Priority Low Cost Systematic Improvement Proposals from the links below:
LPA & Grants Administration
Indiana Department of Transportation
100 N. Senate Ave. IGCN 955
Indianapolis, IN 46204