Hoeven Announces More Than $1 Million to Repair Roads and Transportation Infrastructure in North Dakota
WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Highway Administration has awarded four grants totaling $1,016,595 to rebuild roads and repair transportation infrastructure in North Dakota. The awards are as follows:
· Spirit Lake Tribe – $536,690 – The funds are allocated through the Tribal Transportation Program Safety Funding (TTPSF) program and will be used to improve BIA Route 6.
· Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) in Sioux County – $450,896 – The funds are allocated under the Emergency Relief for Federally Owned Roads (ERFO) program and will be used to repair BIA transportation facilities in Sioux County.
· National Park Service (NPS) in Billings and McKenzie Counties – $26,474 – The funds are allocated under the ERFO program and will be used to repair NPS transportation facilities in Billings and McKenzie Counties.
· Standing Rock Sioux Tribe – $2,535 – The funds are allocated under the TTPSF program and will be used to conduct a speed study.
“Today’s grants will help improve roads and transportation infrastructure in communities around North Dakota,” said Hoeven. “Repairing and rebuilding our transportation infrastructure is important to ensure economic success and to make our roads and communities safer.”
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