The WMPO is the recipient of allocated funds for the Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (STBGP) Direct Attributable, Transportation Alternatives Set Aside, and Carbon Reduction Program totaling $5,087,594 for FY23.
The WMPO issued a call for projects on July 8, 2022, which closed on September 15, 2022. A total of six project applications were received and ranked according to the established revised application guidelines. All six projects, listed below, were awarded the requested funding.
New Hanover County – Monkey Junction Pedestrian Improvements Project – Multi-use Path
Town of Leland – US 17 Pedestrian Crossing Safety Improvements
City of Wilmington – South 3rd Street and Ann Street Traffic Signal Installation
Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority (WAVE) – Passenger Amenity Upgrades (installation of transit shelters and benches)
Town of Wrightsville Beach – Causeway Drive Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements
NCDOT Division 3 Traffic Services – South 3rd Street and Orange Street Traffic Signal Installation