This division is responsible for developing and implementing TDOT's highway programs. The State Transportation Improvement Program is compiled and administered through this division. It establishes and maintains a schedule of development on all highway improvements, except for those managed through the Project Management Division under the Chief Operating Officer. Other responsibilities include generating and processing state and federal project allotments and funding authorizations and administering state funds and federal funds through FHWA used by local agencies for highway, safety and enhancement improvements.
The Program Development Division is comprised of three offices:
- Program Development and Scheduling is responsible for developing transportation programs and establishing project schedules.
- Local Programs Development is responsible for the coordination of various state and federal programs with local governments.
- Program Operations is responsible for establishing project funding authorizations and serves as the Liaison with the Federal Highway Administration.