Current Program and Methodology

Current Program

The Northwest Council has programmed future STP funds through federal fiscal year 2025.  Projects that have been accepted by the Council but have no funding programmed are shown on the Contingency Program.  

Printer Friendly Northwest Council of Mayors STP Program approved on July 15, 2022

On April 22, the Northwest Council of Mayors Technical Committee approved the draft program for FFY 2023-2027 local Surface Transportation Program funding to be released for public comment. The public comment period was open for 30 days from Monday, April 25 to Thursday, May 26.  No public comments were received and the staff recommended program was approved by the Technical Committee at their July 15 meeting. The recommended program will now be included on the September 14 NWMC Board agenda for approval by the full Northwest Council of Mayors. The program can be viewed below and individual project scoring documentation is available upon request.

Printer Friendly Northwest Council 2023-2027 STP Program approved by Technical Committee 


The Northwest Council of Mayors updated its STP project selection methodology in February 2021. This methodology will be used in the upcoming STP call for projects in January 2022. The methodology document also contains information on eligible phases, federal/local funding ratios, and program management. Please see the below memo for important dates for the upcoming STP-L Call for Projects:

Printer Friendly Call for Projects Schedule 2022

NWMC staff held a virtual Call for Projects Workshop on January 6 at 10:00 a.m. A recording of the meeting and slides from the presentation are available below:


To be eligible for STP or other federal funds, a road must be classified by the Federal Highway Administration as a collector or higher. To view a map of road classification, visit and select "Identify IDOT Key Route" at the bottom of the Legend.

Documents and application materials from past STP-L Calls for Projects are available upon request. Please email

Printer Friendly Northwest Council of Mayors Methodology
icon Northwest Council of Mayors STP Application