FY 2006 Public Lands Highways Discretionary (PLHD) Awards

Amount of funds awarded: $80,068,413
Number of projects selected: 77

State

Project

Funding Amount (1)

Alaska

Alaska Trails Initiative - statewide development and construction of trails and related facilities

$2,123,663

Arizona

Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge on US-93, Mohave County, Arizona and Clark County, Nevada - construction of a bridge over the Colorado River

$5,046,329

Arizona

Hopi/Navajo Route 60, Navajo County - roadway improvements

$841,055

Arizona

Turquoise Trail, BIA Route 4, Navajo County - roadway improvements, including paving

$630,791

Arizona

Lone Pine Dam Road, between State Route 260 and State Route 77, Navajo County - construction of bridge over the Show Low Creek and realignment of roadway approaches

$1,682,110

Arizona

Roadways within Tohono Oodham Indian Reservation, Pima and Pinal Counties - roadway improvements

$714,897

Arizona & Nevada

Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge on US-93, Mohave County, Arizona and Clark County, Nevada - construction of a bridge over the Colorado River

$841,055

California

Agua Caliente Cultural Museum Road, Riverside County - planning and engineering of roadway, interpretive signage, drainage, vehicular parking areas, and appurtenant structures and facilities

$630,791

California

Golden Gate National Park, San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin Counties - improvements to park trails, bikeways, trailheads, trail connectors, transit links, and visitor amenities as part of the larger Trails Forever initiative

$504,633

California

Needles Highway, from “N” street south of Interstate 40 north to the Nevada State line, passing through the Fort Mojave reservation, San Bernardino County - roadway realignment and safety improvements

$841,055

California

South Access to the Golden Gate Bridge, Doyle Drive, City and County of San Francisco - environmental and design phase for roadway reconstruction

$1,051,319

California

Calaveras Wagon Trail on State Route 4, between Stockton and Angels Camp, Calaveras County - environmental and design phases of roadway reconstruction

$630,791

California

Summit Valley Road, east of Interstate 15 in the Cajon Pass Area, from State Highway 138 north and east to Hesperia city limits, San Bernardino County - paving and safety Improvements

$841,055

California

Golden Gate National Park (Trails Forever), San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin Counties - build new trailheads and overlooks, install trail furnishings and signage, build restrooms, and realign trail routes to protect natural and historic resources along Coastal Trail corridor

$336,422

Colorado

Pikes Peak Highway, off U.S. 24 near Cascade, El Paso County - erosion and sedimentation control

$1,009,266

Colorado

State Highway 145 (Forest Highway 1), from Dolores to Stoner, Montezuma County - roadway reconstruction

$4,037,063

Colorado

West Vail Pass Habitat Linkage on Interstate 70, west of Vail Pass Summit, Eagle County - construction of vegetated wildlife overpass over Interstate 70

$420,527

Florida

Ft. George Island, Jacksonville, Duval County - comprehensive traffic study

$252,316

Idaho

City of Rocks Back Country Byway, from Connor's Corner to the City of Rocks National Reserve entrance near Almo, Cassia County - roadway reconstruction

$2,523,164

Idaho

FH-24, from Banks to Lowman, Boise County - roadway reconstruction, including replacement of Middle Fork Payette River bridge

$841,055

Idaho

Salmon Falls Creek Bridge, 7-½  miles west of U.S. 93 and 15 miles North of the Idaho/Nevada border, Twin Falls County - bridge construction including approach roadways

$168,211

Kansas

Cedar Creek Bridge at Wilson Lake, Russell County - construction of new bridge

$109,337

Kentucky

U.S. 41A at Fort Campbell, Christian County - provide a physical protection barrier between US 41A traffic and Fort Campbell’s property

$1,345,688

Louisiana

Red River National Wildlife Refuge, Arthur Ray Teague Parkway Extension, Bossier Parish - improvements to existing roads within the Refuge for access to the Visitors Center/Headquarters building

$1,051,319

Louisiana

LA Highway 117 Corridor between LA 8 (Leesville) and LA 6 (Hagewood), Vernon Parish - completion of environmental assessment for roadway reconstruction

$420,527

Maine

Roosevelt Campobello International Park, Campobello Island, Lubec, Maine and New Brunswick, Canada - roadway and parking improvements

$1,261,582

Maryland

U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Headquarters Facility, Montgomery County - design and construction of access road

$420,527

Massachusetts

Boston Harbor Islands National Park, Suffolk County - access improvements, including design, fabrication and installation of universal access systems, including floats and ramps, and related public safety improvements

$841,055

Massachusetts

Elm Street Garage, New Bedford, Bristol County - renovation of existing elevators, and comprehensive electrical repairs to the parking garage

$252,316

Massachusetts

Lowell Canal Walkway, Red Cross Reach, Middlesex County - acquisition, design and development of a pedestrian walkway along the Merrimack River connecting the Upper Pawtucket Canalway with the Northern Canal Walkway

$841,055

Massachusetts

Lowell Riverwalk Phase II, Middlesex County - construction of the second section of the proposed extension to the ‘Mile of Mills’ Riverwalk

$841,055

Mississippi

Chickasaw Museum and Cultural Center, Natchez Trace Parkway, Lee County - feasibility study, concept plan, environmental assessment, design, and construction of museum and cultural center

$378,475

Mississippi

Crow’s Neck Environmental Education Center at Corps of Engineers Tombigbee River Valley Water District, Tishomingo County - reconstruction/overlay of parking lot, entrance road and service roads

$126,158

Mississippi

Hwy 49/Hwy 7 Connector Road, north of City of Greenwood, Leflore County - construction of roadway connecting MS Hwy Route 49 and MS Hwy Route 7

$841,055

Montana

Fort Peck Reservoir fishing access roads in several counties - roadway rehabilitation with crushed gravel

$2,523,164

Montana

S-323 from Alzada to Ekalaka in Carter County - roadway reconstruction

$336,422

Montana

US-93 from Evaro to Polson in Missoula and Lake Counties - roadway reconstruction

$504,633

Nebraska

Preston North and South, from southwest corner of Section 33, T1N, R17E, north to Nebraska Highway 159 intersection, Richardson County - approximately 4 miles of county road reconstruction

$168,211

Nevada

Craig Road (SR 573), from Berg Street to Pecos Road, Clark County - railroad grade separation and roadway widening

$4,205,274

Nevada

Interstate 580 Freeway Extension, from Mt. Rose Highway to the Bowers Mansion Road Interchange, Washoe County - roadway reconstruction including construction of bridges

$841,055

Nevada

Lake Mead Parkway/Lake Las Vegas Gateway, from just west of the intersection with Boulder Highway east to the entrance to Lake Mead National Recreational Area, City of Henderson, Clark County - roadway widening and reconstruction

$2,523,164

Nevada

SR 160 Blue Diamond Highway, from Valley View to Rainbow Boulevard, Clark County - roadway widening and reconstruction

$3,153,955

New Jersey

Route 539 adjacent to Lakehurst Naval Air Engineering Station, Ocean County - roadway reconstruction including intersection improvements

$210,264

New Mexico

National Forest Service Road  (NFSR) 235, Magdalena Ranger District, within the Cibola National Forest, Socorro County - roadway rehabilitation, including safety turn-outs, rest areas, trailhead parking, and interpretative signing

$979,829

New Mexico

Navajo Route 13 (BIA 13) from Cove in the Red Valley area of the Navajo Nation to US491, San Juan County - roadway rehabilitation

$1,295,224

New Mexico

Valles Caldera National Preserve, Sandoval County - various infrastructure improvements, including roadway rehabilitation

$1,240,556

New York

Hyde Park Information and Transportation Center, Dutchess County - various site and transportation improvements

$1,261,582

New York

Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Greene County - various access and site improvements

$626,586

North Dakota

Spirit Lake Tribe Tokio-Ephriam Road, on the Spirit Lake Reservation, on BIA 20 and 21, Benson County - nine miles of shoulder widening and safety improvements

$336,422

Oklahoma

Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge access road, 2 miles south of the City of Vian, Sequoyah County - asphalt overlay of existing roadway

$50,463

Oklahoma

Skiatook Lake Access Road, within U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lake Skiatook, Osage County - construction of access road

$126,158

Oregon

Historic Columbia River Highway (HCRH), Cascade Locks segment, Hood River County - bury above ground utility lines

$420,527

Oregon

Sumpter Valley Railroad, 22 miles southwest of Baker City adjacent to Highway 7, Baker County - track extension and infrastructure improvements associated with the restoration of the Sumpter Valley railroad

$420,527

Oregon

U.S. 26 Passing Lanes, Wasco County - construction of passing lanes between milepost 93.0 and 95.5

$420,527

Rhode Island

Blackstone River Bikeway, Segment 4A, from Cumberland to Lincoln - bikeway construction

$3,069,850

South Dakota

BIA Route 27, within the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, beginning approximately 2 miles south of Wounded Knee and proceeding northeast for 8 miles, Shannon County - roadway reconstruction

$841,055

South Dakota

SD 40 from the city of Hermosa southeast to the Shannon County line, Custer County - roadway resurfacing

$2,523,164

South Dakota

South Dupree Road (BIA Route 15, County Route 33), from the City of Dupree south approximately 22.5 miles, Ziebach County - roadway reconstruction

$420,527

Tennessee

Stones River National Battlefield Auto Tour Road, Rutherford County - rehabilitation of auto tour road, including waysides and trails, and new park entry roads

$420,527

Utah

Bear River Access Road, from the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge to the I-15 southbound ramps, Box Elder County - preliminary engineering and roadway reconstruction

$630,791

Utah

Bluff Street Corridor (SR-18), between I-15 and Dixie National Forest, Washington County - interchange improvements at Exit 6 on I-15, and construction along SR-18 from Milepost 0.0 to Milepost 11.0

$483,606

Utah

San Juan County Road 442 (Gothic Creek Road), from intersection of County Road 443 to Arizona border, in the Navajo Nation, San Juan County - roadway reconstruction

$126,158

Utah

San Juan County Road 444 (Navajo White Mesa Road), from the intersection of County Road 406 northeast 1.7 miles to intersection of County Road 499, then continuing north to the intersection of County Road 406, in the Navajo Reservation, San Juan County - roadway reconstruction

$277,548

Utah

San Juan County Road 470 (Teec Nos Pos Road), from the intersection of County Road 444 southeast to the Arizona border, in Navajo Nation, San Juan County - roadway reconstruction

$210,264

Utah

SR-92/ I-15 Interchange, on State Route 92 , between I-15 and Timpanogos Cave National Monument, Utah County - interchange improvements on I-15 and widening SR-92

$1,261,582

Utah

SR-92, from I-15 Interchange to SR-146 at Timpanogos Cave National Monument, Utah County - interchange improvements on I-15 and widening SR-92

$420,527

Virginia

14th Street Bridge Corridor, including 14th Street Bridges over the Potomac River and Ohio Drive, including the Arland D. Williams Bridge, Rochambeau Bridge, and George Mason Bridge, George Washington Memorial Parkway and the Humpback Bridge, George Washington Memorial Parkway’s Columbia Island Marina, and I-395, Arlington County, Virginia and the District of Columbia - safety and traffic operation improvements, access improvements to the Columbia Island Marina, bridge construction, and may also include improvements on roads within the District.

$672,844

Virginia

Battlefield Parkway Expansion, from Kincaid Boulevard on the west to East Market Street (Route 7) on the east, City of Leesburg - construction of four lanes on new location

$2,523,164

Virginia

Jamestown 2007 Project, Colonial National Historic Park, James City County - various park improvements for the Jamestown 400th anniversary commemoration in 2007, including shuttle bus service

$1,366,714

Virginia

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

$841,055

Virginia

Northern Virginia Trails Connections, from Telegraph Road to the Mt. Vernon Trail, City of Alexandria - conduct a feasibility study and preliminary engineering of a bicycle/pedestrian trail access

$420,527

Washington

Makah 200-Line Road, Neah Bay, Clallam County - road and parking lot for the new Makah Tribe Health Facilities

$1,261,582

Washington

Elwha Valley Access - Lower Elwha Tribe Access Road, through Lower Elwha Reservation and connecting to the County Road System, Clallam County - roadway reconstruction

$841,055

Washington

Elwha Valley Access - Road to the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe Reservation, Clallam County - roadway reconstruction

$630,791

Washington

Taholah School Access Road, Quinault Indian Reservation, Grays Harbor County - new roadway construction

$2,102,637

Wisconsin

Delta/Drummond Road (Forest Highway 35), Bayfield County - roadway reconstruction

$1,934,426

Wyoming

17-Mile Road within the Wind River Indian Reservation, Fremont County - roadway reconstruction

$445,759

TOTALS

 

$80,068,413

 

(1)       All FY2006 PLHD funds were designated for specific projects by Congress in the conference report accompanying the FY2006 Transportation Appropriations Act (Public Law 109-115). SAFETEA-LU authorized $95.2 million for PLHD for FY 2006.  After the 1% across-the-board rescission in Section 3801 of the FY2006 Defense Appropriations Act, and takedowns of 2.35% for Section 112 of the FY 2006 Transportation Appropriations Act, 13.0% for FY2006 obligation limitation lop-off under SAFETEA-LU Section 1102(f), and $1,901,875 for planning and administration costs of Federal Land Management Agencies under 23 U.S.C. 204(i), $80,068,413 was available for these designated projects.  All of these projects were designated for funding in the Statement of Managers of the conference report (H.Rept. 109-307) accompanying the FY 2006 Transportation Appropriations Act.