disasters

Government, Safety

FHWA Distributes $653 Million for Emergency Infrastructure Repairs

Hurricane Maria damage in Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria damage in Puerto Rico. The U.S. territory also received $139 million in emergency relief funds from FHWA in February 2019 for Irma- and Maria-related repair work. (Getty Images)

The Federal Highway Administration is awarding $653.2 million in emergency relief funds to assist states and territories that have experienced infrastructure damage.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 28, 2020
Government, Safety

FHWA Issues $871 Million in Emergency Relief Infrastructure Repair Funds

Smashed poles and snarled power lines brought down by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico Smashed poles and snarled power lines brought down by Hurricane Maria in Humacao, Puerto Rico, in September 2017. (Carlos Giusti/Associated Press)

The Federal Highway Administration has earmarked $871 million in emergency relief funds to help dozens of states and tribal government agencies rebuild infrastructure mangled by natural disasters.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 10, 2019
Business

Business Continuity Plans Needed for Fleets to Avoid Permanent Shutdown, Experts Say

Disasters, both man-made and natural, come in all shapes and sizes, but regardless of the source, the only way to minimize disruptions to business is to have a comprehensive disaster-recovery plan in place, fleet managers and industry experts said.

April 21, 2014