Federal Emergency Funds For Bridge Repairs

Federal officials have released emergency funds to help repair roads and bridges damaged by flooding last month in Kentucky, officials said.Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced on Tuesday that $2 million is available to the state.Heavy rain fell across Kentucky beginning on Feb. 3 and caused flash flooding and landslides. The governor declared a state of emergency four days later.The funds will reimburse Kentucky for costs associated with emergency repairs to federal-aid highways. More than 160 damaged sites across 10 counties were reported, officials said.




Source: MG News

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