USDOT gives NC $23 million to fix hurricane-hurt roads and bridges

Staff writerJanuary 9, 2012 

Ray LaHood, the U.S. transportation secretary, said today that North Carolina will receive $23 million to repair roads and bridges that were damaged in August by Hurricane Irene.

In all, USDOT will distribute $1.58 billion to help 30 states with transportation expenses related to damage from natural disasters in 2011.

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