Appropriations

Member Designated ProjectsThe House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure will advance surface transportation authorization legislation this year and will accept projects submissions from all U.S. House members for consideration. This process is separate and distinct from the House Committee on Appropriations’ process for considering Community Project Funding requests.

TransparencyAs part of the reformed process to ensure transparency in this process, all requests submitted by Rep. Scott are posted below and will also be posted with all other Member Designated Project submissions on the Committee’s website after the deadline. Per the new requirements, Rep. Scott has also certified that neither he nor his immediate family have a financial interest in any of the project submissions. You can read more about the new requirements to ensure transparency, accountability, and oversight here.

Projects RequestedListed below are the projects Congressman Scott has submitted to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.


Project Name:
Clayton County Justice Center Transit Hub – Phase II
Requested Amount: $5,000,000
Project Sponsor: Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)
Project Location: Jonesboro, GA 30127
Member Certification Letter: Click Here

Project Name: East West Connector Corridor Improvement
Requested Amount: $4,500,000
Project Sponsor: Cobb County Department of Transportation
Project Location: Fontaine Road to South Cobb Drive, Smyrna, GA 30162 and 30082
Member Certification Letter: Click Here

Project Name: Forest Hill Interparcel Access Road
Requested Amount: $1,700,000
Project Sponsor: Georgia DOT
Project Location: Powder Springs, GA 30127
Member Certification Letter: Click Here

Project Name: Global Gateway Connector
Requested Amount: $3,542,355
Project Sponsor: City of College Park
Project Location: Camp Creek Parkway at Napoleon Street, College Park, 30337
Member Certification Letter: Click Here

Project Name: I-20 at Chapel Hill Road Diverging Diamond
Requested Amount: $5,000,000
Project Sponsor: Douglas County
Project Location: I-20 / Chapel Hill Rd, Douglasville, GA
Member Certification Letter: Click Here

Project Name: Lee Road / South Sweetwater Road Widening
Requested Amount: $10,000,000
Project Sponsor: Douglas County
Project Location: Lee Road and South Sweetwater Road, Douglasville, GA 30122
Member Certification Letter: Click Here

Project Name: Rock Quarry Road Widening
Requested Amount: $5,000,000
Project Sponsor: Henry County Department of Transportation
Project Location: Rock Quarry Rd, Stockbridge, GA 30281
Member Certification Letter: Click Here

Project Name: South Cobb Drive Corridor
Requested Amount: $250,000
Project Sponsor: City of Smyrna
Project Location: South Cobb Dr./State Route 280, Smyrna, GA 30080
Member Certification Letter: Click Here

Project Name: South Douglas Loop – Phase I
Requested Amount: $20,000,000
Project Sponsor: Douglas County
Project Location: Lee Rd, Douglasville, GA 30134
Member Certification Letter: Click Here

Project Name: Washington Rd. @ Ben Hill Rd./West Taylor Ave.
Requested Amount: $2,059,200
Project Sponsor: City of East Point
Project Location: Washington Rd./Ben Hill Rd./West Taylor Ave., East Point, GA 30344
Member Certification Letter: Click Here

Project Name: Windy Hill Boulevard
Requested Amount: $500,000
Project Sponsor: City of Smyrna and Cobb County
Project Location: Windy Hill Rd SE, Smyrna, GA
Member Certification Letter: Click Here

Community Project FundingOn behalf of my constituents, I am able to submit funding requests for individual projects (Community Funding Projects (CFP)) to the Appropriations Committee for consideration as they construct the upcoming Fiscal Year 2022 funding bills. This process will help ensure that communities have the opportunity to identify their needs and provide resources for projects that benefit the community as a whole.

TransparencyAll Members of Congress are required to post all Community Project Funding requests submitted to the committee on their website. The posting must include the name of the proposed recipient, the address, the amount of the request, and an explanation of the purpose and justification for the use of taxpayer funds. I also must certify that I nor any immediate family member do not have a financial interest in the project.

RequestedListed below are the projects Congressman Scott has submitted to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies.

Project Name: Chattahoochee RiverLands Pilot Project Environmental Review & Final Design Phase II
Request Amount: $2,500,000
Intended Recipient: Cobb County
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 1890 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008-4014
Signed Financial Disclosure Letter
Explanation of the request (must include purpose and why it is a valuable use of taxpayer funds): Metro Atlanta’s population has been booming for decades, and that growth is expected to continue, leading to denser urban and suburban areas and an ever-growing demand for urban green space. In the face of increasing development, the challenge for our region is to accommodate the increased density while diminishing the impacts of this growing population on riparian habitats and streamflow. Cobb County and the city of Mableton are home to populations vulnerable to environmental injustice with racial disparities in access to greenspace, as well as both racial and linguistic disparities in proximity to pollution. Besides greater exposures to environmental pollution, environmental injustice has manifested as a lack of minority inclusion in environmental projects and decision-making. Today, these communities identified along the River corridor are the ones with the least access to the River and existing green spaces. The RiverLands Pilot Project, especially Phase II, has significant environmental, economic, equity, mobility benefits. By engaging with historically underserved communities, by creating safe access to the greenway, and by providing additional programmatic elements where they are the most needed, the project will provide real benefits to the most underserved residents.

 Project Name: Cumberland Multi-Modal Path
Request Amount: $1,700,000
Intended Recipient: Cumberland Community Improvement District
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 1100 Circle 75, Suite 1000, Atlanta, GA 30339
Signed Financial Disclosure Letter
Explanation of the request (must include purpose and why it is a valuable use of taxpayer funds): The Cumberland Multi-Modal Path will be a new 3-mile unified path that will connect to unrivaled cultural, retail, natural, hospitality, and performance assets in ways that exponentially increase the human experience and financial value of the region. The goal is to improve connectivity throughout the core of Cumberland offering pedestrians and cyclists enhanced mobility options with the ultimate goal of adding an autonomous shuttle making travel even easier. The Cumberland Multi-Modal Path will make Cumberland and the region a better place to live, work, and visit. It will help increase mobility options for all in the region providing reliable transportation alternatives especially for those with social and economic limitations. This vital investment for these transportation options will drastically reduce dependency on car and transit-based travel and reduce carbon emissions.

Project Name: Paces Mill Palisades Unit Rehabilitation
Request Amount: $1,000,000
Intended Recipient: Cumberland Community Improvement District
Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 1100 Circle 75, Suite 1000, Atlanta, GA 30339
Signed Financial Disclosure Letter
Explanation of the request (must include purpose and why it is a valuable use of taxpayer funds): The Paces Mill/Palisades Unit is the southern-most site in the CRNRA. Built in the 1970s, the park unit is a popular destination for people participating in recreational boating, fishing, picnicking, jogging, cycling, and walking activities. The Paces Mill/Palisades Unit hosts over 250,000 visitors a year connecting to over 38 miles of multi-use trails. This greenspace – an area equivalent to New York’s Central Park – is a critical natural resource in this rapidly urbanizing area. The Paces Mill Palisades Unit Rehabilitation will not only enhance and improve the experience of the over 250,000 visitors a year, but also help augment the National Park Service’s (NPS) legacy of building and conserving the unimpaired natural and cultural resources for the education and inspiration of this and future generations.