Hoeven Announces DOT Funding for COVID-19 Efforts in North Dakota

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has awarded $34,057,864 to the State of North Dakota. This funding comes from the CARES Act and will be used to prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) in urban, rural and tribal areas across the state. Details of the funding are as follows: 

The Urbanized Area Formula Grants Program

  • Fargo – $7,936,636
  • Bismarck – $3,766,362
  • Grand Forks – $3,372,110

The Rural Area Formula Grants Program

  • State of North Dakota – $17,996,449

The Tribal Transit Formula Grants Program

  • Standing Rock – $426,059
  • Spirit Lake – $369,016
  • Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians – $191,232

“These funds will help our communities to deal with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Hoeven. “As we continue our efforts to combat the coronavirus, these resources will help ensure that our state’s transportation systems are prepared and able to respond.”