Marine Highway Program Gets $14.8 Million and Application Deadline Extended to June 17

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced an additional $14.8 million in funding for America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP), bringing funding to a total of $39.8 million. In March, MARAD had announced almost $25 million in grant funding for the AMHP via the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL, also called the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, or IIJA). This $14.8 million in additional funding comes from the FY 2022 Appropriations Act. The application deadline is extended to June 17, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. ET/2:00 p.m. PT. In order to qualify for a grant, a project must have previous designation as a Marine Highway Project by the Secretary of Transportation. Descriptions of current projects are here