Repair and RestorationARRA IRRPCC Mtg Reno, NV August 24, 2009
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Funding Programs ARRA Funding for Transportation in Indian Country is provided in two programs , Road Maintenance (Repair and Restoration) and the Indian Reservation Roads (IRR) Program. Road Maintenance is a BIA, Department of the Interior program (Title 25) IRR Program is administered jointly by the BIA and the Federal Highway Administration (Title 23)
ARRA Language CONSTRUCTION For an additional amount for ‘‘Construction’’, for repair and restoration of roads; replacement school construction; school improvements and repairs; and detention center maintenance and repairs, $450,000,000:
Recovery Act Road Maintenance For an additional amount for ‘‘Construction’’, for repair and restoration of roads; Maintain, repair and restore roads/bridges which are the responsibility of the Secretary of the Interior, while creating and saving jobs on Indian Reservations, tribal communities and in Native villages. Increase the percentage of roads in “acceptable condition” based on the Program Strategic Plan measure over the next two years.
Program Summary # Tribes affected: ~342 # States affected: ~34 # Unique Road Maintenance Projects: ~408 # Miles of roads: ~28,000 miles # Bridges affected: ~940 bridges
Funding ProposedRoad Maintenance – Indian Affairs $450 M for all “CONSTRUCTION” (less 5% for administrative use or $22.5 M) BIA RM Program: A Portion for Roads in Fair Condition. A Portion for All other Roads (Excellent – Failing)
ARRA R/R Program • Implementation Guide provided to Regions in July 6, 2009 • Contract template made available to Regions after approval by DOI in July 10.
Implementation Guide for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) For the Repair and Restoration of BIA Roads Administered by the Bureau of Indian Affairs Road Maintenance Program JUNE 2009
Table of Contents • Introduction: Road Repair and Restoration, Authorized through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 • ARRA – American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) Overview • Eligible Activities under ARRA - Road Repair and Restoration • Funding Breakout for ARRA – Repair and Restoration • Project Numbers for Approved Projects Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 • Roads and Bridge Projects • Equipment Purchase and Acquisition under ARRA • Reporting on Projects Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 • APPENDIX A • Road/Bridge Repair and Restoration Program (ARRA-2009) • Exception checklist for BIA Categorical Exclusions
National LeRoy Gishi, BIA Transportation Wash DC; (202) 513-7711, email@example.com Regional Engineers Gerry Foell, 605-226-2675 Tom Simpson, 405-247- Steve Wilkie, 406-- Matt Crain, 907-586-7182 Todd Kennedy, 612-713- David Smith. 62-379-6782 Kanu Patel, 916-781-6033 Charles Riley, 505-563- Irvin Bekis, 505-863-8281 Joe Bonga- 503-231- Larry Haley, 615- Contacts