Small City Program

The Small City Program provides federal funds to small cities with populations from 5,000 to 24,999 that are not located within a Metropolitan Planning Organizations’ boundaries. This program may be used for any road, safety, or signal project on the Federal-aid system. A funding limit of $2 million per project is set. ODOT will provide up to 80% of the eligible costs for construction and construction inspection only. Historically, the funding amount for this program has been approximately $10 million annually.

Currently, there are 54 small cities that meet this program’s criteria.

Download the following documents to learn more:

Small City Program Guidelines
List of Eligible Small Cities
2018 Small City Awarded Projects
2017 Small City Awarded Projects
2016 Small City Awarded Projects

For questions or more information, contact:
Nichole Wade
Nichole.Wade@dot.ohio.gov
(614) 752-6581