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Macomb County Federal Aid Committee (FAC)

The Macomb County FAC consists of representatives from MCDR and every city, village, and township in Macomb County.

New pavement on the newly constructed Garfield Road

The Macomb County Federal Aid Committee (FAC) is responsible for reviewing and selecting federal aid eligible projects for inclusion in the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), which is administered by the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG). The Macomb County FAC consists of MCDR personnel and local government representatives from every city, village, and township within Macomb County with participation from SEMCOG and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT).

The TIP is a list of roadway and transit projects, eligible for federal aid, that are selected as priorities by the Macomb County FAC for federal funding. Projects are selected every three years for each three year TIP cycle. SEMCOG issues the call for TIP projects to cities, villages, townships, and MCDR to submit projects for consideration for inclusion in the TIP. Once projects are selected and incorporated into the TIP, they are sent to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) for approval and funding obligation.

To view the TIP and projects selected for federal funding in Macomb County, click on the button below.

Transportation Improvement Program

To view federal aid eligible roads in Macomb County, click on the SEMCOG national functional classification of roads map below.

Road classification map

The deadline for the Phase I Application for the 2026-2029 TIP call for projects was June 13, 2024 and applications are now closed. The Phase II Application for the 2026-2029 TIP Call for Projects will be available in July 2024.

The Phase I and Phase II Application content data is available for review as Appendix D of the agenda packet for the May 2, 2024 Macomb County FAC Meeting, which can be accessed here.

The Macomb County FAC meets three times per year. Meeting notices, agendas and materials will be provided to Macomb County FAC members and posted prior to each scheduled meeting.

Below are details and information for upcoming Macomb County FAC meetings.

Macomb County Federal Aid Committee (FAC) Summer Meeting
Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Time: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Macomb County Verkuilen Building – Suite C, 21885 Dunham Road, Clinton Township, MI 48036

Meeting agendas are posted at least seven days prior to each scheduled meeting. Meeting minutes are posted following approval at the next scheduled Macomb County FAC meeting.

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
June 26, 2024 Summer Meeting Meeting Summary (to be posted pending approval at the fall 2024 meeting.)
May 2, 2024 Special Meeting Meeting Summary (to be posted pending approval at the summer 2024 meeting.)
January 24, 2024 Winter Meeting Meeting Summary
September 28, 2023 Fall Meeting Meeting Summary
June 28, 2023 Summer Meeting Meeting Summary
January 25, 2023 Winter Meeting Meeting Summary
December 14, 2022 Special Meeting Meeting Summary
September 29, 2022 Fall Meeting Meeting Summary
June 29, 2022 Summer Meeting Meeting Summary
January 19, 2022 Winter Meeting Meeting Summary

 

Below are documents, policies, and additional resources and information related to the Macomb County FAC.

Document Description
Macomb County FAC Guidance Document This guidance document provides a framework for the background, purpose, authority, and administration of the Macomb County FAC.
Countywide Corridors of Significance Study The Macomb Countywide Corridors of Significance Study was initiated in the spring of 2021 by the Macomb County FAC, in collaboration with MCDR, to facilitate the planning of major federal aid investments on county roadway corridors.

 

Established by the Macomb County FAC, the Macomb County FAC TIP Subcommittee is a work group comprised of representatives from the Macomb County FAC and is responsible for reviewing and suggesting projects to the full Macomb County FAC for consideration, final approval, and inclusion in the TIP.

Name Position Agency
Scott Wanagat Interim Chair (Non-voting member) Macomb County Department of Roads
Irvin Wyche Member (County) Macomb County Department of Roads
Brent Bashaw Member (City) City of Sterling Heights
Tina Gapshes Member (City) City of Warren
James Van Tiflin Member (Township) Macomb Township
Mary Bednar Member (Township) Clinton Township
Scott Lockwood Member (At-large) Anderson, Eckstein & Westrick, Inc.
Jordan VonZynda Member (Transit) Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART)