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U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $225 Million in Grants to Fund Bridge Improvement Projects in 18 States

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding. 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 upgr ades to select bridges in rural areas,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $8.4 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Nebraska

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $8.4 million for Nebraska’s Norfolk Northeast Bridges 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 $33.4 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Iowa

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $33.4 million to fund bridge improvements in Iowa. 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. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $10.8 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Alabama

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $10.8 million for Alabama to fund bridge replacements on I-85. 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 $9.8 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Nevada

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $9.8 million for Nevada 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. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $3.9 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Kansas

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $3.9 million to fund bridge improvements in Kansas. 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. 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,”...