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Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP)

WSDOT Local Programs administers Washington state's federal safety funds to cities, towns, and counties in the state that use engineering countermeasures/strategies to reduce fatal and serious injury (pdf 128 kb) crashes. Our programs include the City Safety Program and the County Safety Program.
 
Funds come from the Highway Safety Improvement (HSIP) Program. The program requires that states program and spend safety funds according to their strategic highway safety plan. Washington State's plan is called Target ZeroLearn more about HSIP. 

City Safety Program

Open call for 2018 projects: Get more information here.

Funded projects:

  • 2016: 20 projects in 16 cities (pdf 263 kb), totaling $15.5 million. These funds were awarded under a temporary program called the Innovative Safety Program to fund specific engineering countermeasures. Funded projects included spot locations (intersections, mid-block locations, and corridors), and systemic improvements applied citywide.
  • 2014: 30 projects in 17 cities (pdf 280 kb), totaling $23.1 million.
    Funded projects included spot locations (intersections, mid-block locations, and corridors), and systemic improvements applied citywide.

For more information: Contact the Traffic Services Manager.

County Safety Program

Next call for projects: No funding is available at this time. The next call for projects will be in early 2019 and in future odd numbered years.

Open to: Counties with a local road safety plan. A local road safety plan is a data-driven, risk-based analysis and prioritization of an agency's roadways. Other organizations such as cities and tribes may work with a county to propose/develop a project.

Funded projects:

  • 201751 projects in 28 counties (pdf 73 kb), totaling $27.9 million. Funded projects were for systemic improvements applied countywide.
  • 2016: 13 projects in nine counties (pdf 263 kb), totaling $9.3 million. These funds were awarded under a temporary program called the Innovative Safety Program to fund specific engineering countermeasures. Funded projects included spot locations (intersections, mid-block locations, and corridors), and systemic improvements applied citywide.
  • 2014: 90 projects in 30 counties (pdf 280 kb) totaling $26.5 million. Funded projects were for systemic improvements applied countywide.

For more information: Contact the Technical Services Manager.