FHWA Climate Challenge Quantifying Emissions of Sustainable Pavements
CSFA Number: 494-00-3130
Agency Name
Department Of Transportation (494)
Agency Identification
Partial GATA Exempt - Universities not exempt
Agency Contact
Megan Swanson
Short Description
Provide resources to help state departments of transportation (SDOTs) or other public sector stakeholders explore the use of Life-Cycle Assessments (LCAs) and Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) as a standard practice to inform pavement material and design selection for enhancing sustainable pavement practices and quantify the emissions and impacts of those practices.
Federal Authorization
Executive Order 14057
Illinois Statue Authorization
Not Applicable
Illinois Administrative Rules Authorization
Not Applicable
Utilize quarry by-product of dolomitic fines in base stabilization to increase durability of subgrade support as well as determine life-cycle assessment impacts and develop environmental product declarations.
Prime Recipient
UGA Program Terms
Project must be completed by September 30, 2024
Eligible Applicants
Education Organizations; Government Organizations;
Applicant Eligibility
Direct award to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Beneficiary Eligibility
The State of Illinois will benefit from developing materials usage on IDOT and local agencies infrastructure projects.
Types of Assistance
Subject / Service Area
Public Safety
Credentials / Documentation
Funding must be awarded to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign because that entity was part of the application process to receive federal funding due to an ongoing research project that will provide germane information for materials used in the demonstration project.
Preapplication Coordination
Not Applicable
Application Procedures
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be required to provide a budget and scope of work for the research activities.
Criteria Selecting Proposals
Not Applicable
Award Procedures
UIUC was identified by IDOT in the application for the federal grant as the grantee that will be doing this work. It will be a reimbursement agreement and will require quarterly reporting.
August 30, 2023 to meet fund obligation deadline
Range of Approval or Disapproval Time
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Formula Matching Requirements
80% federal funds with 20% state funds or in-kind matching funds
Uses and Restrictions
May be used to conduct research on construction applicability, life-cycle assessment, and environmental product declaration development.
Quarterly reporting using PPR and PFR
JCAR Title 44 Illinois Administrative Code 7000.90
Documentation shall be retained for three years after end of program
Account Identification
Not Applicable
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not Applicable
Program Accomplishments
Product from research is developing an understanding of environmental impact and performance measures.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regional or Local Assistance Location
Not Applicable
Headquarters Office
Bureau of Research, Springfield Office
Program Website
Example Projects
Not Applicable
Published Date
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2023 : $195,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
23-3130-40630Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)01/01/202309/30/2024195,000