American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Resources
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 was signed into law on February 17, 2009. It is anticipated that the ARRA funds coming to the locals will be distributed through the current Council of Mayors and City of Chicago process. View the Council marks, or review the ARRA expenditure report.
Council Schedules for selecting ARRA projects
|North Shore||3/11||COB||Select projects at Technical Committee on 3/18 - Full Council considered on 4/8|
|Northwest||3/12||COB||Special meeting on 3/20 to select projects - Full Council considered on 4/8|
|North Central||3/12||1 p.m.||Special meeting on 3/20 to select projects; no further action needed|
|Central||3/6||COB||Special meeting on 3/13 to select projects; no further action needed|
|South||3/18||COB||TAG meeting review applications on 3/20 and recommend to full council of 4/14|
|Southwest||3/26||COB||Full Council meeting on 3/31 to select projects, max participation is $500,000/municipality|
|DuPage||3/16||4:45 p.m.||Select projects at Technical Advisory Group on 3/26 for recommendation to full Council 4/2|
|Lake||N/A||N/A||Selected two projects at 3/9 meeting and suggested a call for LAPP projects to use any regional funds unused, Full Council will consider on 3/23|
|Kane||N/A||N/A||Moving projects from STP program - Transportation Committee meet 3/19 to make recommendation to Full Council|
|McHenry||3/13||COB||Select Projects at 3/19 full council meeting.|
|Will||3/9||5 P.M.||Present Draft Program at 3/10 (municipal members only) meeting and full council will consider on 3/25|
IDOT Circular Letters and Information
Eligible ARRA funded projects [Word] include resurfacing, bridge work, etc. Additionally FHWA has held some webinars to advise locals on using ARRA funds for safety improvements or Intelligent Transportation System updates [PDF].
Safety Improvements Information
View the webinar that was held on March 4, 2009. Handouts from the webinar are as follows.
Condition Rating System
Some Councils are requiring current Condition Rating System analysis on roadways. Read the IDOT Condition Rating Survey Manual which explains how to complete Condition Rating System analysis.