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Government, Business

FHWA Will Provide $2 Million in Emergency Funds for Flooded Louisiana

Louisiana National Guard

The Federal Highway Administration will make $2 million in emergency funds immediately available to help Louisiana fix transportation infrastructure damaged in floods this month.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
August 19, 2016
Business

Louisiana Flooding Affects Freight Movement in State

Louisiana National Guard

With parts of Louisiana getting between two and three feet of rain over the last three days, more than 280 flooded state roads were closed to traffic on Aug. 15, affecting freight movement.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
August 16, 2016
Government, Business

DOT Awards Emergency Funds to Wisconsin

Wisconsin transportation officials will receive $4.15 million in federal aid to fix roads and bridges destroyed during recent floods, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced July 20.

Transport Topics
July 21, 2016
Government, Business

FHWA Releases $1 Million in Emergency Funds For Louisiana

The Federal Highway Administration has made $1 million in emergency funds available to Louisiana’s Department of Transportation and Development in the wake of floods that swamped the state this month, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced on March 23.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
March 23, 2016
Business

Nevada Hoping to Get I-15 Reopened This Weekend, But Not to All Trucks

Nevada DOT

Nevada officials said they hope to open one lane in each direction this weekend on Interstate 15, closed due to severe flood damage, but trucks still will be detoured.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
September 12, 2014
Business

Colorado Highways Slowly Recover from Flooding

A month after floods devastated roads and bridges in northern Colorado, state officials said they have been able to fully reopen only one highway: State Highway 119, which runs between Boulder and Nederland.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
October 15, 2013
Government, Business

Congress Backs Increased Funding to Fix Flood-Damaged Colo. Roads

The U.S. House and Senate are backing increased funding to fix Colorado’s flood-damaged roads, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
October 1, 2013
Business

Colorado Seeks Federal Aid to Rebuild Ravaged Roads

Colorado officials have asked Congress to help rebuild a highway system devastated by severe flooding that has forced UPS Inc. and FedEx Corp. to use a dirt road for some deliveries and has left trucking fleets still assessing the damage to their equipment and buildings.

September 30, 2013
Business

Iowa Reopens 3-Mile Stretch of I-680 After Summer Flooding Destroyed It

Iowa reopened a 3.1-mile section of Interstate 680 near the Nebraska state line earlier this month after a complete reconstruction of the road that took only 34 days.

Transport Topics
November 17, 2011
Business

Heavy Rains Force Road and Bridge Closures in Northeast

Heavy rains are flooding northeastern states, forcing road and bridge closures in New Jersey, upstate New York and Pennsylvania, where as many as 100,000 people around Harrisburg and Wilkes-Barre are being evacuated along the Susquehanna River.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
September 8, 2011

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