City of Waterbury RAISE Grant Application

On April 12, 2022, the City of Waterbury submitted a $24,000,000 RAISE grant application proposal to the United States Department of Transportation for a project entitled “Waterbury Active Transportation Economic Resurgence (W.A.T.E.R.) Phase II.”

The project is anticipated to total $30,000,000, with the City seeking 80% in Federal Funds.

The proposal included 4 active transportation project components:

  1. Phase II of Waterbury’s Section of the Waterbury Naugatuck River Greenway Trail (~$9.9M)
  2. Jackson Street Riverfront Park (~$6.9M)
  3. West Main Street Renovation and Improvements (~$9.8M)
  4. Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at the Waterbury Train Station (~$200,000)


The Project Information form can be found here: RAISE Project Information Form

The narrative for the project can be found here: RAISE Grant Narrative

The Mayor’s Endorsement of this Project can be found here: Mayor Endorsement of Project

The Resolution to Commit Matching Share Funding can be found here: RAISE Resolution to Commit Funding

All other attachments, including letters of support & benefit cost documents can be found at this link: RAISE Attachments