BUILD Transportation Discretionary Grants (2018) 

MDOT, Federal DOT, and BUILD Grant Logos

The U.S. Department of Transportation invites state and local stakeholders to annually submit applications for discretionary grant funding through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grant program. This program provides a unique opportunity to invest in road, rail, transit, port, or intermodal projects that promise to achieve national objectives. Previously known as Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER Discretionary Grants, Congress has dedicated nearly $5.6 billion for the nine rounds of National Infrastructure Investments to fund projects that have a significant local or regional impact. For additional information on the BUILD program, please visit the BUILD Grants website from US DOT.

In 2018, the Maryland Department of Transportation submitted the following applications:

MDOT has submitted applications through the US DOT's previous Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER Discretionary Grants.


I-81 Phase 2 Corridor Expansion

I-81 Phase 2 Corridor Expansion Application Cover

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is applying to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) for a Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grant for the I-81 Phase 2 Corridor Expansion. 

Project Documents


BUILDing a Better Howard Street

BUILDing a Better Howard Street Application Cover Image

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is applying to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) for a Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grant for the Howard Street LRT Project: "BUILDing a Better Howard Street"

Project Documents


Seagirt Marine Terminal Berth 3 Modernization P3 Project

Seagirt Marine Terminal Berth 3 Modernization P3 Project Application Cover

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is applying to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) for a Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grant for the Seagirt Marine Terminal Berth 3 Modernization P3 Project

Project Documents


I-95 At Belvidere Road Interchange

I-95 At Belvidere Road Interchange Application Cover

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is applying to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) for a Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grant for the I-95 at Belvidere Road Interchange

Project Documents