ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The federal government has released $4.25 million to help repair flood-damaged roads in Minnesota.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Thursday that the emergency relief funds would be available immediately from the Federal Highway Administration.

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The money is in addition to an initial “quick release” payment to Minnesota of $750,000 announced last month.

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Gov. Mark Dayton announced Wednesday that Minnesota would get up to $5 million in federal highway dollars to fix some flood-damaged roads.

Minnesota saw widespread flooding, mudslides and high winds in June.

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