IA DOT Receives $5.2M for Flood Repairs

Bulk of the money goes to projects in six western-Iowa counties

The Iowa Department of Transportation received more than $5.2 million in federal funds to help repair or rebuild highways damaged by summer flooding. The funds come from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration's Emergency Relief Program.

More than $4.2 million will go to Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, Pottawattamie and Woodbury counties in western Iowa. About $931,000 will go to projects in Dubuque and Jackson counties in eastern Iowa.

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