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: If Minneapolis Voters Choose To Replace The Police Department, What Happens Next?
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: 'Our Hearts Are Broken': Twin Cities Pastor Killed By Driver In Rosemount
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: St. Paul Registered Sex Offender Indicted for Child Pornography
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