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NDOT Announces Selection of County Bridge Match Program Proposals

The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) announced 22 proposals were selected from 68 submitted in December for the second round of the County Bridge Match Program (CBMP).

January 12, 2018 (Lincoln, Neb.) — Today, the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT)
announced 22 proposals were selected from 68 submitted in December for the second round of the
County Bridge Match Program (CBMP).  The program was created as a result of the 2016 Transportation
Innovation Act (TIA), signed into law by Governor Ricketts in April of 2016.
 
“Over the last twenty months the Department of Transportation has worked with our partners to
implement a program that meets the intentions of the Transportation Innovation Act,” said NDOT Director
Kyle Schneweis.  “I am proud of how the CBMP has come together in a short period of time to provide
assistance to our communities by addressing critical needs within Nebraska's transportation system.
NDOT has been fortunate to have the support of Nebraska's citizens for such critical infrastructure
projects.”
 
The CBMP provides funding to counties for the innovative replacement and repair of deficient county
bridges.  The second Request for Proposals (RFP) was announced in October, with $4 million to be
distributed to counties across Nebraska.  Proposals were submitted by 59 counties and included 165
bridges.
 
The CBMP will fund 55 percent of eligible bridge construction cost with counties providing a 45 percent
match.  The selected proposals include 35 counties and 66 bridges at a total construction cost of
$8.5 million of which $ 4 million is from the CBMP.  Selected proposals are listed on the NDOT website
at http://dot.nebraska.gov/projects/tia/bridge-match/.
 

                                                                              #NDOT#
 
Contact:
Jeni Campana, (402) 479-4512 or jeni.campana@nebraska.gov
 

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