08
Mar

Emergency federal cash heading to states for street, bridge repairs after pure disasters

California will obtain $229 million of $653.2 million in federal funds for street and bridge repairs following pure disasters.

The Federal Freeway Administration is about to infuse $653.2 million to states for emergency street and bridge repairs wanted due to pure disasters.

In all, 37 states, together with Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, will obtain some portion of the funds.

The funding contains the next:

$229 million for California for continued repairs to roads and bridges broken by winter storms in 2017, in addition to by wildfires.
$51 million to Puerto Rico for ongoing repairs to roads and bridges broken by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.
$38 million to Alaska for damages attributable to an earthquake and floods.
$36 million for New York, which incorporates funding for repairs to wreck attributable to extreme winds and flooding.
$30 million to Iowa for damages attributable to flooding alongside the Missouri River in 2019.
$11 million for Michigan for flooding.