Obligated Projects 

Federal Law, under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) and subsequent extensions, requires the Washtenaw Area Transportation Study (WATS) publish a listing of improvements using federal funds obligated in the previous federal fiscal year.

The list of obligated projects increases the public awareness of government transportation improvements spending.  Below you will find WATS's current and past obligated projects list. The list is published at the end of each fiscal year.

FY 2016 Obligated Projects and Annual Report

In FY 2016, Washtenaw County received and successfully programmed over $9.4 million dollars worth of federal highway funds for local projects around the county.

Click here to view the 2016 listing of Obligated Projects and Annual Report

FY 2015 Obligated Projects

In FY 2015, $29.5 million was obligated in Washtenaw County for highway, local road, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, public transit and safety projects.  Of this amount, $5.2 million were STP-Urban funds, $700 thousand were STP-Small Urban, and $300 thousand were STP-Rural funds.  MDOT projects in Washtenaw County account for $8.5 million and public transit projects account for $11.5 million.

Click here to view the 2015 Obligated Projects and Annual Report. 

FY 2014 Obligated Projects and Annual Report

The annual report for the Washtenaw Area Transportation Study (WATS) provides an overview of achievements for the 2014 calendar year (January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014). In addition, this document will showcase the annual listing of obligated projects that received federal funding during the 2014 fiscal year (October 1, 2013 - September 30, 2014).

In FY 2014, $34.6 million was obligated in Washtenaw County for highway, local road, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, public transit and safety projects.  Of this amount, $10 million were Surface Transportation Program funds, $6.1 million toward urban programs, $1.1 million for rural programs, and $2.7 million of MDOT programs.  Congestion Mitigation Air Quality improvements provided $1.9 million directly and partially to Washtenaw County.

Click here to read the 2014 Obligated Projects and Annual Report.


FY 2013 Obligated Projects

In FY 2013, $46.2 million was obligated in Washtenaw County for highway, local road, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, public transit and safety projects.  Of this amount, $12.2 million were Surface Transportation Program funds, which account for $9.4 million for urban programs, $1.7 million for rural programs, and $1.1 million of MDOT programs.  Congestion Mitigation Air Quality improvements provided $3.2 million directly and partially to Washtenaw County.

Click to view the 2013 Obligation Report

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