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U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $11.5 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Alaska

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $11.5 million for Alaska’s South Seward Highway Bridge Project. Awarded to 20 projects in 18 states, the grants will fund a variety of bridge improvements including replacement and rehabilitation.
“This $225 million in federal funding will enable 18 states to make vital upgrades to select bridges in rural areas...

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $6.5 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in North Dakota

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $6.5 million for North Dakota. Awarded to 20 projects in 18 states, the grants will fund a variety of bridge improvements including replacement and rehabilitation.
“This $225 million in federal funding will enable 18 states to make vital upgrades to select bridges in rural areas,” said U.S. Transportation...

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $25 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Maine

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $25 million for Maine to fund bridge improvements on the I-295 corridor and in rural Franklin County. Awarded to 20 projects in 18 states, the grants will fund a variety of bridge improvements including replacement and rehabilitation.
“This $225 million in federal funding will enable 18 states to...

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $10.3 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Arizona

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $10.3 million for Arizona’s US 191 Bridge Bundling Project. Awarded to 20 projects in 18 states, the grants will fund a variety of bridge improvements including replacement and rehabilitation.
“This $225 million in federal funding will enable 18 states to make vital upgrades to select bridges in rural areas,”...

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $3.4 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Oklahoma

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $3.4 million for Oklahoma to fund bridge improvements. Awarded to 20 projects in 18 states, the grants will fund a variety of bridge improvements including replacement and rehabilitation.
“This $225 million in federal funding will enable 18 states to make vital upgrades to select bridges in rural areas,” said U.S...

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $2 Million for Emergency Repairs to Flood-Damaged Roads and Bridges in Missouri

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the immediate availability of $2 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help repair roads damaged by flooding in the northwest and southeast areas of Missouri. The funds were approved after being requested by the Missouri Department of Transportation (DOT).

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Availability of $60 Million for Advanced Transportation Technologies Grants

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for states, cities and other agencies to compete for $60 million in Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment Program (ATCMTD) grants to fund new technologies that improve transportation efficiency.

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $1.5 Million for Emergency Repairs to Flood-Damaged Roads and Bridges in South Dakota

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the immediate availability of $1.5 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help repair flood-damaged roads and bridges in South Dakota. The funds were approved shortly after being requested by the South Dakota Department of Transportation.