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U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $3.9 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Kansas

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $3.9 million to fund bridge improvements in Kansas. Awarded to 20 projects in 18 states, the grants will fund a variety of bridge improvements including replacement and rehabilitation.
“This $225 million in federal funding will enable 18 states to make vital upgrades to select bridges in rural areas,” said U.S....

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $11.5 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Alaska

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $11.5 million for Alaska’s South Seward Highway Bridge Project. Awarded to 20 projects in 18 states, the grants will fund a variety of bridge improvements including replacement and rehabilitation.
“This $225 million in federal funding will enable 18 states to make vital upgrades to select bridges in rural areas...

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $6.5 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in North Dakota

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $6.5 million for North Dakota. Awarded to 20 projects in 18 states, the grants will fund a variety of bridge improvements including replacement and rehabilitation.
“This $225 million in federal funding will enable 18 states to make vital upgrades to select bridges in rural areas,” said U.S. Transportation...

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $25 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Maine

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $25 million for Maine to fund bridge improvements on the I-295 corridor and in rural Franklin County. Awarded to 20 projects in 18 states, the grants will fund a variety of bridge improvements including replacement and rehabilitation.
“This $225 million in federal funding will enable 18 states to...

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $10.3 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Arizona

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $10.3 million for Arizona’s US 191 Bridge Bundling Project. Awarded to 20 projects in 18 states, the grants will fund a variety of bridge improvements including replacement and rehabilitation.
“This $225 million in federal funding will enable 18 states to make vital upgrades to select bridges in rural areas,”...

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $3.4 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Oklahoma

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $3.4 million for Oklahoma to fund bridge improvements. Awarded to 20 projects in 18 states, the grants will fund a variety of bridge improvements including replacement and rehabilitation.
“This $225 million in federal funding will enable 18 states to make vital upgrades to select bridges in rural areas,” said U.S...

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $10.2 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Minnesota

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $10.2 million for Minnesota to fund bridge improvements. Awarded to 20 projects in 18 states, the grants will fund a variety of bridge improvements including replacement and rehabilitation.
“This $225 million in federal funding will enable 18 states to make vital upgrades to select bridges in rural areas,” said U...

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $16.1 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Arkansas

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $16.1 million for Arkansas to fund bridge improvements. Awarded to 20 projects in 18 states, the grants will fund a variety of bridge improvements including replacement and rehabilitation.
“This $225 million in federal funding will enable 18 states to make vital upgrades to select bridges in rural areas,” said U....

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $16.4 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Oregon

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding, including $16.4 million for Oregon’s Douglas County Bridge Replacement Project. Awarded to 20 projects in 18 states, the grants will fund a variety of bridge improvements including replacement and rehabilitation.
“This $225 million in federal funding will enable 18 states to make vital upgrades to select bridges in rural...

Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao, Senator Roger Wicker Announce $16.8 Million to Fund Bridge Improvements in Mississippi

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao and U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today announced $16.8 million for Mississippi to fund bridge improvements in seven rural counties through the Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP). Secretary Chao delivered the news during the Coastal Region Transportation Summit in Biloxi, noting that $225 million in total grant funding through the program will be awarded to 20 projects in 18 states to fund a variety of bridge improvements...