Kentucky and Indiana to receive federal funding for road repairs

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Federal funding is on the way to Kentucky and Indiana, to help repair roads damaged by severe weather.

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will provide a total of $215,198,775 from its emergency relief program to 37 states, to reimburse them for repairs to roads and bridges caused by storms, flooding, hurricanes and other natural and catastrophic disasters.

"Communities suffering from disasters have been hard at work restoring vital transportation links so that people can resume daily activities as soon as possible," said U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood. "They did their part, and now it's our turn to give the states the money they were promised to help pay for that work."

Indiana's share is expected to be $322,523. Kentucky will receive $3,258,866.

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