Iowa Public Works Service Bureau

Funding Opportunities

Below are resources cities can use for funding sources. If you have any resources you’d like to see added to this list, please let us know.

Funding through the Iowa DOT

  • The Iowa DOT has a wonderful resource full of information regarding state and federal programs providing transportation funding to local governments and other entities. Click here to explore the Iowa DOT’s Funding Guide.
  • The Iowa DOT, Modal Transportation Bureau would like to remind cities and counties of the beneficial cost-sharing rail programs available for the repair of at-grade crossing surfaces and upgrading active warning devices at railroad crossings.
  • The Local Systems Bureau of the Iowa DOT has developed a website dealing with information describing the various programs within the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).  The IIJA provides federal funding for bridges, streets, and other projects.  The link is:  The website also provides guidance on the use of SWAP funds and the processes to undertake as the SWAP program evolves and federally funded projects are developed.

Federal Funding

Other Sources