CMAQ funds are only available in these southeastern and northeastern Wisconsin non-attainment and maintenance counties: Milwaukee, Racine, Kenosha,
Waukesha, Washington, Ozaukee, Walworth, Sheboygan, Kewaunee,
Manitowoc and Door.
CMAQ funding was continued pursuant to
Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century
(MAP-21), the federal transportation act that was signed into law on
July 6, 2012. MAP-21 provisions took effect on October 1, 2012.
Generally, projects eligible for CMAQ funding pursuant to
remain eligible for funding under current legislation. MAP-21
continues to emphasize cost-effective projects, and legislation
prioritizes certain projects such as those that reduce particulate
matter emissions in areas of nonattainment for this criteria
As of April 15, 2013, WisDOT is accepting CMAQ applications for the
2014-2018 Program Cycle. Please review the
2014-2018 CMAQ guidelines
before completing project applications. Applicants are required to
review the application instructions and complete an application form
for each eligible CMAQ project:
The application deadline is June 14, 2013.
Questions on the application process should be directed to the
appropriate WisDOT contact listed below.
TE, CMAQ, SRTS
and similar projects are primarily implemented by local sponsors as
Local Let Contracts (LLC).
Beginning with the projects awarded in 2010, local sponsors
constructing projects requiring a LLC must attend a one-day training
session. The training session instructs sponsors on the local letting
process and results in certification to administer and deliver these
projects. The updated Sponsor's Guide (September 2012) and the
Certification form are available below. The fourth document provides
clarification on frequently asked questions regarding the
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