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Member Designated Transportation Projects

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) plans to advance surface transportation authorization legislation later this spring, building on H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, from the 116th Congress. Chairman Peter DeFazio announced that the T&I Committee will formally accept requests for projects from House Members.

The T&I Committee process for considering member projects is separate and distinct from the House Committee on Appropriations’ process for considering Community Project Funding requests. Projects funded through the surface transportation authorization will be funded directly from the Highway Trust Fund, and they do not require a separate or subsequent appropriation.


All requests submitted by Congressman Mrvan to the T&I Committee are posted below. Members will be required to certify that neither they nor their immediate family have a financial interest in the requests made.

Projects Requested:

NOTE: The projects below are listed in alphabetical order.

Added Travel Lanes at 45th Avenue:  $1,500,000
Location:  Unincorporated Lake County
Project Sponsor:  Lake County Board of Commissioners

Central Avenue Road Reconstruction:  $2,000,000
Location:  Portage, Indiana
Project Sponsor:  City of Portage, Indiana

Kennedy Avenue Bridge Replacement:  $8,100,000
Location:  Highland and Hammond, Indiana
Project Sponsor: Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission 

NICTD Substation Improvements:  $3,200,000
Location:  Hammond, Indiana
Project Sponsor:  Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District

Willowcreek Road Extension:  $7,411,200
Location:  Unincorporated Porter County, Indiana
Project Sponsor:  Porter County Board of Commissioners