ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Another $5 million in federal assistance is bound for Minnesota to help repair roads and bridges damaged by severe flooding in June.
Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration said Thursday that the emergency repair money is on top of $5 million previously released by the Federal Highway Administration.READ MORE: Trial Set In December For Kim Potter, Former Officer Charged In Daunte Wright Shooting
The money will be managed by the Minnesota Department of Transportation but be used to expedite local repairs, particularly in areas where cash flow might otherwise be difficult.READ MORE: Wisconsin DOJ Administrator Alleges 'Ongoing' Racial, Sexual Harassment
Heavy, sustained rains washed out many roads and bridges in several parts of the state. Minnesota also has federal disaster aid requests pending with federal agencies that could help with repairs to other damaged infrastructure.MORE NEWS: Bomb Squad Responds After Treasure Hunters Bring Mortar To Nimrod Bar
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