FHWA issues bridge funds

Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta has announced that about $35 million in Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) discretionary funds for infrastructure projects in 21 states will be issued. Mineta said the 36 grants would help improve the transportation system, create jobs and benefit the economy. According to FHWA, $24.8 million will go to the Discretionary Bridge program for seismic retrofit,

Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta has announced that about $35 million in Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) discretionary funds for infrastructure projects in 21 states will be issued.

Mineta said the 36 grants would help improve the transportation system, create jobs and benefit the economy.

According to FHWA, $24.8 million will go to the Discretionary Bridge program for seismic retrofit, $5.6 million for the Historic Covered Bridge program and $4.5 million for an additional eight projects.

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