MA Awarded $5 Million Emergency Grant Road Repairs

FHWA money supports road reconstruction after Massachusetts tornado and Hurricane Irene

The Federal Highway Administration is awarding $5.1 million in emergency funds to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for use toward repairs of roads and highways damaged by the June 1 tornado and flooding in August from Hurricane Irene. The money comes in two separate grants, $4.6 million for roads across the state damaged by flooding associated with Hurricane Irene on Aug. 26, and $457, 092 for damage in Hampden and Worcester counties from the June 1 tornado.

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