Juneau Office: (907) 780-4004

Metlakatla Port Improvements

US Department of Transportation ~ Maritime Administration

FY23 Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP)


Program Overview:

The Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) is a discretionary grant program administered by the Maritime Administration. Funds for the PIDP are awarded on a competitive basis to projects that improve the safety, efficiency, or reliability of the movement of goods into, out of, around, or within a port.

Metlakatla Indian Community

proHNS provided grant writing services to Metlakatla Indian Community to help it win $3,384,439 from the PIDP. The funded project includes the design, fabrication, delivery, and installation of a replacement fender system for the Metlakatla Indian Community’s barge ramp; completion of design and engineering, and preparation of bid documents, for the rehabilitation of two breakwaters—the Frank Hayward Memorial Breakwater and the Old Breakwater; and repairs to the port’s boathouse and boat haul out system to include completion of design and repairs to the haul out mechanism.