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Locally-Administered Projects

French Broad River MPO opportunities includes Locally Administered Projects Program (LAPP) which consists of a call for projects eligible for FHWA Surface Transportation Block Grant Program- Directly Attributable (STBGP-DA) and Transportation Alternatives Program- Directly Attributable (TAP-DA) funds.

Current LAPP Projects

TIP IDProject NameLocationStatus
BL-0005Broadway St Pedestrian ImprovementsAshevilleRecently Completed!
BL-0006Various Pedestrian Improvements within Asheville City Limits AshevlleConstruction 2026
BL-0007Ecusta Rail Trail (Kanuga Rd to US 64)HendersonvilleConstruction Beginning 2023
BL-0008Clear Creek GreenwayHendersonvilleConstruction 2024
BL-0076Riceville Rd SidewalksAshevilleConstruction 2025
BL-0078Ecusta Rail Trail (US 64 to Transylvania County Line)Henderson CountyConstruction 2027
EB-5547ARiverwalk Greenway (Black Mountain Ave to Flat Creek Greenway)Black MountainConstruction 2025
EB-5547BRiverwalk Greenway (Black Mountain Ave to Into the Oaks Trail)Black MountainConstruction 2025
EB-5774AWoodfin Greenway WoodfinConstruction 2025
EB-5774BBeaverdam Creek GreenwayWoodfinConstruction 2026
EB-5970Southside Ave/Short Coxe Ave Bicycle & Pedestrian ConnectionsAshevilleConstruction 2023
EB-5821Reems Creek GreenwayWeavervilleSPOT 7.0 Submittal
EB-5822North RAD GreenwayAshevilleConstruction 2026
EB-5823Bent Creek GreenwayAshevilleFunding for Preliminary Engineering
EB-5824Enka Heritage Trail Buncombe CountyConstruction 2025
EB-5831Coxe Ave Bicycle & Pedestrian ImprovementsAshevilleConstruction 2025
EB-5926US 19 (Soco Rd) Bicycle & Pedestrian ImprovementsMaggie ValleyConstruction 2023
EB-5944Johnston Rd SidewalksAshevilleConstruction 2024
EB-5945Champion Dr Multi-Use PathCantonFunded for Right-of-Way
EB-5946NC 280 Multi-Use PathMills RiverFunded for Preliminary Engineering
EB-5947New Haw Creek Rd SidewalksAshevilleConstruction 2024
EB-5948Onteora Blvd SidewalksAshevilleConstruction 2023
HL-0003Haywood Rd Resurfacing & Pedestrian Improvements AshevilleConstruction 2024
HL-0012I-240/Charlotte St Interchange & Pedestrian Improvements AshevilleConstruction 2023
HL-00139th Street Bridge ReplacementBlack MountainConstruction 2026
HL-0014Biltmore Ave/White Fawn Dr Intersection & Pedestrian Improvements AshevilleConstruction 2024
U-5019ATown Branch GreenwayAshevilleConstruction 2024
U-5190New Leicester Rd SidewalksAshevilleConstruction 2023

LAPP Resources

FBRMPO Lapp Applicant and Manager Training Video (2022)
NCDOT Local Projects Administration Guidance


Surface Transportation Program Block Grant Program, previously known as Surface Transportation Program (STP), are apportioned directly to the MPOs with over 200,000 in population by the federal government.

For more information on eligible recipients, eligible activities, and anything else about STBGP, please see the fact sheets provided by FHWA:

FAST Act Surface Transportation Block Grant Program Fact Sheet

MAP-21 Surface Transportation Program Fact Sheet


 The Transportation Alternatives Program, replaced the “Transportation Enhancements”, or TE funds under MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st century) and continued under the FAST (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation) Act, the federal law that governs transportation spending.

For more information on eligible recipients, eligible activities, and anything else about STP, please see the fact sheets provided by FHWA:

FAST Act Transportation Alternatives Program Fact Sheet

MAP-21 Transportation Alternatives Program Fact Sheet

Additional Materials on LAPP

LAPP Overview and Regulatory Requirements (2016 presentation).

Building the Ecusta Trail

For a list of previously funded projects with TAP, STBG or other funding, contact MPO staff.