The Surface Transportation Block Grant (formerly referred to as STU) are federal funds allocated annually to the urbanized area through IDOT which are programmed by PPUATS. STBG funds may be used to fully or partially fund regionally-significant roadway projects in the Metropolitan Planning Area (MPA):
For a detailed list of eligible projects, see the most current guidelines for PPUATS STU Application Procedures and Selection Criteria for New Roadways & Existing Roadways or the Resurfacing Pilot Program
Dues-paying members of PPUATS are eligible to apply for funding. Non-member local jurisdictions within the MPA must be sponsored by a PPUATS member.
The most recent project selection process was completed July 2017. Stay tuned for future funding announcements expected early 2019.