Award of FY23 Direct Attributable Funds

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