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Transportation & Infrastructure Projects

The U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure announced on March 3, 2021, that the Committee will accept requests for Member Designated Projects to be considered for inclusion in the upcoming surface transportation reauthorization legislation under a reformed process that includes new transparency measures.

Project Requirements:

The Committee requires all Member submissions to include the following information for each project requested:

  • Documentation of whether the project is on the State, Tribal, or territorial transportation improvement program (STIP); and on the metropolitan transportation improvement program (TIP), if applicable
  • Sources of funding for the full share of the cost of the project beyond the amount requested
  • Letter(s) of support from the State department of transportation, or local government, transit agency, or other non-Federal sponsor
  • A description of the process that has been or will be followed to provide an opportunity for public comment on the project
  • Project phase (e.g. Planning, Final Design, Construction)
  • NEPA category of action (e.g. Categorical Exclusion, Environmental Assessment, Environmental Impact Statement)
  • Status of environmental review
  • Whether the project has received Federal funding previously, and if so the source and amount
  • Certification that the Member, their spouse, and other immediate family members do not have a financial interest in the project

More information can be found here:https://transportation.house.gov/committee-activity/issue/member-designated-projects

Please note: The Committee’s Member Designated Projects process is separate from the House Committee on Appropriations’ process for Community Funding Project requests.

Congresswoman Cori Bush’s Requested Projects:

Project Name: Adding signing and striping for wrong way counter-measures at various ramp locations throughout St. Louis 
Project Location:
Multiple ramp locations in MO-01
Project Sponsor:
Missouri Department of Transportation
Requested Amount:
$708,800


Project Name: 1-70: Bridge Rehabilitation and Pavement Repairs
Project Location: Various overpasses on I-70 between N Hanley Road and Madison Street in St. Louis City and County. Project involves bridges A6234, A5976, A6204, A6206, A5984, A5986, A6205, A5960, A6238, A6239, A0141, A0139, A6167, and A6168.
Project Sponsor:
Missouri Department of Transportation 
Requested Amount:
$2,576,000.00


Project Name: Cass Avenue Enhancement Project
Project Location: Cass Ave. between North Grand Blvd. and Tucker Blvd.
Project Sponsor:
City of St. Louis
Requested Amount:
$5,250,000.00


Project Name: West Florissant Avenue Highway Safety Improvement
Project Location:
West Florissant Avenue in zip code areas 63135 and 63136.
Project Sponsor:
St. Louis County
Requested Amount:
$10,000,000


Project Name: MO-100 Upgrade to Pedestrian Facilities to Comply with ADA Transition Plan and Pavement Resurfacing and Signal Replacement
Project Location:
Rte. 61 to Big Bend Blvd./Black Creek
Project Sponsor:
Missouri Department of Transportation
Requested Amount:
$2,500,000