ACCD administers the Dirt, Gravel and Low Volume Roads (DGLVR) Grant Program in Allegheny County. It provides funds to municipalities and other governmental entities to improve dirt and gravel roads and/or low volume roads.
Obtain certification through Penn State Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies Environmentally Sensitive Maintenance (ESM) Practices Program.
Click here for a complete list of currently certified municipalities.
Click here for a list of current training opportunities.
Getting certified for the first time? Contact the DGLVR Program Coordinator to ask about the first-time certification incentive program.
Schedule a pre-application meeting with ACCD to visit potential project sites and discuss application requirements one-on-one.
Call or email Riley Kinney at 412-291-8004 or email@example.com.
Complete an application and return to Allegheny County Conservation District. ACCD’s application cycle is open every year from July 1 to August 31.
Sign the contract and receive 50 percent of your project funds.
Allow ACCD to review all plans, permits and bids.
Invite ACCD to meetings such as the pre-bid and pre-construction meetings.
ACCD will perform a final inspection to ensure all parties are satisfied with the work completed and the final product meets all requirements of the DGLVR program.