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Small City Program & Guidelines

Small City Program & Guidelines

Bedford, Ohio

The Small City Program provides federal funds to small cities with populations from 5,000 to 24,999 that are not located within a Metropolitan Planning Organizations’ boundaries. This program may be used for any road, safety, or signal project on the Federal-aid system. A funding limit of $2 million per project is set. ODOT will provide up to 80% of the eligible costs for construction and construction inspection only. Historically, the funding amount for this program has been approximately $10 million annually

Currently, there are 54 small cities that meet this program’s criteria.

Download the List of Eligible Small Cities.

Small City Application Funding Period OPEN

Local Programs staff maintain and update guidelines and forms regularly to assist local public agencies with the Small City Program funding process.

Download the latest versions of guidance documents below:

Small City Program Guidance

Small City Program Application Template

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