FY 2003 Public Lands Highways Discretionary (PLHD) Awards

Amount of funds awarded: $78,500,783

Number of projects selected: 60

State Project Funding Amount

Alabama

Unimproved County Road from Wilcox County Road 29 to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chilatchee Creek Park, Wilcox County - prepare and pave the existing dirt access road

$432,073

Alaska

City of Hoonah, on the north end of Chichagof Island - design and construction of up to 5 miles of road in and around Hoonah

$1,273,477

Alaska

Iditarod National Historic Trail through the Chugach National Forest between Seward and Anchorage (Girdwood) - completion of the NEPA evaluations, survey, design, and build selected trail segments

$227,407

Alaska

Kenai River Trail at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Soldotna - pedestrian walking path from Soldotna Creek Park to the right-of-way of Binkley Circle, including expansion and improvements to trailheads

$454,813

Alaska

Shotgun Cove Road from the City of Whittier, 12 miles beyond to Decision Point, adjacent to Chugach National Forest - design and construction of a 12-mile road

$2,274,067

Alaska

Southeast Alaska Trail System (SEAtrails) in the Southeast “Panhandle” region of Alaska, from Ketchikan and Misty Fjords National Monument in the south, up to Haines and Skagway in the north - master development plan

$454,813

Arizona

Gateway Trail, from the town of Tusayan, through the Kaibab National Forest and into Grand Canyon National Park, Coconino County - construct a hiking/biking trail

$766,361

Arizona

Hoover Dam Bypass (US-93, the Phoenix-Las Vegas Highway), from Mile Post 2.2 in Clark County, Nevada and to Mile Post 1.7 in Mohave County, Arizona - construction of a bridge over the Colorado River and approach roadways to relocate US-93 off of its current dam crest location

$5,912,573

California

Beale Air Force Base access roads (North Beale Road from Linda Avenue to Griffith Avenue, and Spenceville Road from Jasper Lane to Camp Far West Road), Yuba County - roadway rehabilitation, including asphalt concrete surfacing

$454,813

California

Marin Parklands/Muir Woods national park lands in the Redwood Creek watershed, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, in southwestern Marin County - visitor access planning and improvements

$909,627

California

Needles Highway from N Street south of I-40 north to the Nevada State line, San Bernardino County - design and roadway reconstruction

$1,819,253

California

Presidio of San Francisco - planning and feasibility study of long-term modifications to the conventional transit services

$909,627

Colorado

Colorado State Highway 149, from MP 11.9 to MP 12.9, in Rio Grande National Forest, Rio Grande and Mineral Counties - reconstruction and rehabilitation of three retaining walls

$1,364,440

Florida

Snake Road (BIA 1281) from I-75 north to the northern boundary of the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, Broward and Hendry Counties - safety improvements to the roadway shoulders, including stabilization and provision of 10-foot shoulder width

$454,813

Florida

Timucuan Preserve Bicycle Touring Route, along US-A1A from Nassau Sound Bridge through Big Talbot Island, across St. Johns River through Village of Mayport along the Wonderwood Expressway to Hanna Park, Duval County - complete segment 2 of Phase I of the Timucuan Bike Trail

$909,627

Florida

Entrance to Hurlburt Field Air Force Special Operations Headquarters - develop preliminary designs of a grade separated interchange for the development of a design/build solicitation

$227,407

Hawaii

Various locations throughout Hawaii, including Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (NP), USS Arizona Memorial, Kaloko-Honokohau National Historic Park (NHP), Haleakala NP, Hakalau Forest NWR, Kakaha`ia NWR, Bellows Air Force Station, Kaneohe Marine Base, and Mauna Loa Observatory, on the Islands of Hawaii, Maui, Molokai, and Oahu - planning, design, and construction of various surface transportation improvements

$3,638,507

Idaho

City of Rocks Back Country Byway, from Connor’s Corner to the City of Rock’s National Reserve entrance, one mile south of Almo, Cassia County - reconstruction and paving roadway from its current 20-21 feet to 24 feet

$909,627

Kansas

Council Grove Embankment Roadway at Corps of Engineers Council Grove Lake, Morris County - repair and repave the embankment roadway, and replace the existing substandard guardrail system

$1,023,330

Kentucky

KY 115/KY 911 intersection in Oak Grove, adjacent to Fort Campbell Military Base, Christian County - reconstruction of intersection, including realignment of approaches and addition of turn lanes

$682,220

Kentucky

Abraham Lincoln’s Birthplace National Historic Site along US 31E south of Hodgenville and Abraham Lincoln’s Boyhood Home National Historic Site along US 31E northeast of Hodgenville, Larue County - resurface entrance roads and parking areas at each site

$709,509

Kentucky

Cold Hill Road in the Daniel Boone National Forest, Laurel County - reconstruction and safety improvement of 4.2 miles of roadway, including roadway widening and replacement of a low water crossing

$1,455,403

Kentucky

Daniel Boone Parkway between milepoints 37 and 44, Leslie County - reconstruction and safety improvement

$909,627

Kentucky

Asphalt roads within the Land Between the Lakes National Recreational Area, Trigg and Lyon Counties - resurfacing of asphalt roadways, pavement restriping, reconstruction of roadway shoulders, and roadway drainage improvements

$90,963

Kentucky

KY-101 (Mammoth Cave Parkway) between Rhoda and Chalybeate (MP 0.485 to MP 2.85), Edmonson County - roadway reconstruction, including widening road and shoulders

$409,332

Louisiana

Louisiana 117 Corridor from LA 8 at Leesville proceeding northerly to LA 6 at Natchitoches, in Vernon and Natchitoches Parishes - conduct an environmental assessment for the widening of the highway to 4 lanes

$227,407

Maryland

Western Maryland Low Impact Welcome Center at Byron Overlook, I-270 Northbound, adjacent to the Monocacy National Battlefield, Frederick County - development of a low impact welcome center at an existing scenic overlook, utilizing alternative power, water supply and wastewater treatment systems

$363,851

Massachusetts

Long Island Pier in Boston Harbor Islands National Park, City of Boston, Suffolk County - design and construction of ADA-accessible pier

$227,407

Massachusetts

Upper Pawtucket Canalway and Pawtucket Falls Overlook Walkway within the Lowell National Historical Park, Middlesex County - design of the Upper Pawtucket Canalway including clearing and fencing of the Canalway right-of-way, and design of the Pawtucket Falls Overlook Walkway

$454,813

Mississippi

Frog Level Road, beginning on the Choctaw Indian Reservation approximately 3 to 4 miles west of MS Highway 15 and running east back to MS Highway 15 for terminus, Neshoba County - design, construction, and right-of-way acquisition for approximately 3 to 4 miles of grading, drainage, base and paving

$4,220,668

Mississippi

Homochitto National Forest Access Road (Route No. 275), within the Homochitto National Forest, from the county line northeasterly to end at State Route 550, Lincoln County - roadway grading, drainage, base & paving

$1,819,253

Montana

Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park, Flathead County - retaining and guardwall rehabilitation and guardrail replacement in the Alpine Section 11 miles of the road

$2,728,880

Montana

US-93 just north of the intersection with Montana State Secondary 269 at approximate reference post 69.7, and south of this intersection at approximate reference point 61.5, adjacent to Bitterroot National Forest, Ravalli County - construction of two pre-stressed concrete bridges to allow wildlife crossing

$909,627

Montana

US-2 beginning at reference point 383.815 (Havre East City Limits) east for 44.703 miles to reference point 428.518 (Fort Belknap), Hill and Blaine Counties - environmental review and documentation and design of US-2 reconstruction

$454,813

Montana

Gates of the Mountains Road from Interstate 15 (16 miles north of Helena) and extending 2.5 miles north and northeast, Lewis and Clark County - environmental documentation, design, and reconstruction of roadway

$545,776

Montana

Marysville Road from Lincoln Road to Marysville on route L2590, and from Marysville to the junction of Belmont Drive and Ottawa Gulch Road route L2550, Lewis and Clark County - interim safety improvement, including gravel application, and right-of-way acquisition for roadway reconstruction

$454,813

Nebraska

Preston North and South, county road from R17E northward for approximately 4 miles to Nebraska Highway 159, at the Sac and Fox Indian Reservation, Richardson County - grading, replacing or extending structures, and approximately 6” of asphalt paving

$545,776

Nevada

Las Vegas Beltway (I-215) between Pecos Road and Stephanie Street, Clark County - addition of auxiliary lanes between interchanges and a third lane in each direction

$1,819,253

Nevada

Lake Mead Drive (SR146) from Water Street to Lake Mead National Recreation Area Entrance located in Henderson, Clark County - roadway improvements, including traffic flow re-engineering

$363,851

Nevada

US-95 from Laughlin Highway (SR-163) to US-93 at railroad, Boulder City, Clark County - roadway widening to four lanes with a graded median

$7,277,014

New Jersey

Stokes State Park on Route 206 at Sandyston, within the Delaware Water Gap National recreational Area, Sussex County - construction of southbound left turn lane at entrance

$673,124

New Mexico

Sacramento River Road, Project CN 3852, FHP 45-1(5), from Timberon northwesterly 12.359 kilometers to Danley Canyon, Otero County - reconstruct existing unpaved roadway to provide a safe, functional, all-weather access from Sunspot to Timberon

$909,627

New York

Hyde Park Regional Tourism Center and Transportation Hub, Dutchess County - planning and completion of design for the Center, including location determination, design and preparation of final contract documents for the future construction

$1,364,440

New York

Airport Road (County Route 37) from NY Route 26 to NY Route 3A  and ALT-37 between NY-26 to CR-29 at Strickland Corners, Fort Drum Military Reservation, Jefferson County - roadway rehabilitation

$454,813

New York

Gerald B.H. Solomon National Cemetery, Saratoga County - construct, restore and rehabilitate various access roads and paths within the cemetery, and sign roads as necessary

$36,385

North Dakota

Spirit Lake Tribe Shared Use Path on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation in the community of Fort Totten on the south shore of Devils Lake, Benson County - two miles of grading and bituminous surfacing of a 10-foot wide shared use path

$473,006

Oregon

US-26 from mile point 87.2 to mile point 88.7, within the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, Wasco County - construction of passing lanes

$1,123,389

Oregon

Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge north of Pacific Highway 99W at Mile Post 14, Sherwood, Washington County - construction of entrance improvements, including turn lanes, bus stop, parking, turn lanes, and other visitor enhancements

$677,672

Rhode Island

Blackstone River Valley Bikeway, in the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, Providence County - construction of Segment 4A (1.4 miles from Valley Falls Park to Lonsdale Ave. and through the Lonsdale Marsh) and Segment 4B (0.7 mile from Lonsdale Ave. over the Pratt Dam)

$2,728,880

Rhode Island

Woonsocket Depot, in the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, Providence County - renovation of the East Wing of the depot, including a library/slide showing area and renovations to the atrium and large reception area at the main entrance of the building

$909,627

Texas

Forest Highway 87, from 7.56 miles east of US-96 to 11.19 miles east of US-96 (Phase 3, 3.63 miles) and to SH-87 (Phase 4, 3.37 miles), within Sabine National Forest, Sabine County - new roadway construction consisting of sub-grade preparation, flexible base, surfacing and drainage structures

$682,220

Utah

Arches National Park, 4 miles north of Moab, on US-191 in Grand County - relocation of the main park entrance

$761,812

Virginia / DC

14th Street Bridges over the Potomac River and Ohio Drive, George Washington Memorial Parkway (GWMP) and the Humpback Bridge, GWMP’s Columbia Island Marina - safety and traffic operation improvements to the 14th Street Bridges, I-395 approaching the 14th Street Bridges, GWMP Humpback Bridge, and the interchange between them; work also includes access improvements to the Columbia Island Marina; bridge construction may include widening for acceleration and deceleration lanes and other safety improvements to the bridges and approaches; project may also include improvements on roads within the District of Columbia

$5,093,909

Virginia

Jamestown Colonial National Historical Park, James City County - design and construction of transportation-related structures including pedestrian walkways, a pedestrian bridge, two modal transit stops, two boat docks, a new parking lot, interpretive signage and exhibits, and an information/comfort facility, as well as development of an alternative transit shuttle system

$1,819,253

Virginia

U.S. Marine Corps Heritage Center, at intersection of Route 1 and Route 619, Prince William County - design and reconstruction of the Route 1/Route 619 intersection and other Route 1 improvements required to serve the entrance to the Center

$1,819,253

Washington

Cattle Point Road at American Camp on San Juan Island, in the San Juan Island National Historical Park, San Juan County - environmental evaluation and documentation, and preliminary design of an alternate route

$318,369

Washington

State Route 164 at 388th Street and 392nd Street, in the Muckleshoot Indian Reservation, King County - design and construction of channelization for left turns, bus turnouts, and flashing beacons for pedestrians

$382,043

Washington

Signal Peak Road, Route 140, Phase II, from Mill Creek Guard Gate at milepost 26.0 and east to Fort Simcoe Road at milepost 37.6, on the Yakama Indian Reservation, Yakima County - roadway reconstruction

$3,774,951

Wisconsin

CTH-G Road and Bike Route, from STH-73 north of Gilman easterly and northerly approximately 6.6 miles to CTH-M northwest of Perkinstown, Taylor County - roadway reconstruction including paved shoulder for bicycle traffic and parking

$1,819,253

Wyoming

The 17 Mile Road section of the Fort Washakie to St. Stephens Road, on the Wind River Indian Reservation, Fremont County - right-of-way acquisition and utilities work

$1,591,846

TOTALS

 

$78,500,783

(1)   All FY2003 PLHD funds were designated for specific projects by Congress in the conference report accompanying the FY2003 Transportation Appropriations Act (Division I of Public Law 108-7). TEA-21 (Public Law 105-178) authorized $83.64 million for PLHD for FY2003.  After the FY2003 government-wide 0.65% rescission, the takedown of 3.1% for FHWA and FMCSA administration, and the takedown for planning and administration costs of Federal Land Management Agencies under 23 U.S.C. 204(i), $78,500,783 was available to fund these designated projects.