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Federal Highway Administration Provides $6.5 Million to the U.S. Virgin Islands for Repairs to Hurricane-Damaged Roads and Bridges

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the immediate availability of $6.5 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds for further repairs to roads and bridges throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands.

“The work continues to rebuild broken transportation links in the U.S. Virgin Islands in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria,” said Acting Federal Highway Administrator Brandye L. Hendrickson. “These additional funds will help ensure residents can travel safely.”

Updated: Tuesday, January 16, 2018

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $1 Million for Emergency Repairs to Flood-Damaged Roads and Bridges in Pennsylvania

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $1 million in Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help begin repairs on flood-damaged roads and bridges in north and central Pennsylvania. 

“The flooding has caused significant damage to roads and bridges in central part of the state and Pennsylvanians are just beginning to pick up the pieces,” said Secretary Foxx. “This funding will help expedite the recovery process.”

Updated: Wednesday, November 2, 2016

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $2 Million for Emergency Repairs to Roads and Bridges in Louisiana

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $2 million in Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help repair roads and bridges damaged by heavy rain and flooding in Louisiana. 

Updated: Thursday, August 18, 2016

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $4.15 Million for Emergency Repairs to Roads and Bridges in Wisconsin

Additional $100,000 for Michigan National Forest Roads

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $4.15 million in Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help repair roads and bridges damaged by heavy rains and subsequent flash flooding in northern Wisconsin. 

Updated: Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Federal Transit Administration Allocates Final $834.6 million in Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Funds

WASHINGTON – Today, Secretary Foxx announced the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will allocate the final $834.6 million available in Hurricane Sandy disaster recovery funding.  FTA is providing maximum flexibility for impacted communities to direct repairs and has validated additional eligible damage for each recipient agency.  Agencies can utilize recovery funds on any validated Sandy-related damage that meets FTA criteria, including repairs to tunnels owned by Amtrak and used by New Jersey Transit and the Long Island Railroad.

Updated: Wednesday, June 29, 2016

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Announces $410 Million in Emergency Relief for Road and Bridge Repairs

Funds to repay states for damage from a variety of events in 33 states

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced $410 million in emergency relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help 33 states, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and several federal land management agencies repair roads and bridges damaged by storms, floods, and other unexpected events.

Updated: Thursday, December 10, 2015

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $1 Million In Emergency Relief Funds For Federal Lands in Arizona, California and Nevada

Funding To Help Repair Flood-Damaged Roads and Bridge in Death Valley

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced $1 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to begin repair work to roads and bridges in Arizona, California and Nevada damaged by floods last month. The ER funds are a down payment on repair costs, which officials said may top $12 million.

Updated: Tuesday, November 17, 2015

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Announces More than $232 Million in Emergency Relief for Road/Bridge Repairs

Funds will be used to address widespread flood damage in 26 states and Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced $232.5 million in Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help 26 states and Puerto Rico repair roads and bridges damaged by storms, floods and other unexpected events.

Updated: Monday, October 17, 2016

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $1.5 Million in 'Quick Release' Emergency Relief Funds to Repair I-15 North of Las Vegas

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $1.5 million in Emergency Relief funds to help the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) cover the cost of repairing a section of Interstate 15 and other routes damaged by flooding north of Las Vegas in the Moapa Valley.  The funding comes from the from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

Updated: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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