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Rural Freight Corridors Among $273.9 Million in Grant Funding

December 29, 2022


The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $273.9 million to 12 projects that are designed to improve safety and freight movement on rural roadways in several states.

The agency as part of an initiative funded under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will invest $2 billion through 2026 for rural projects to update infrastructure, improve highway safety and increase access to agricultural, commercial, energy and freight facilities, DOT said. The winning rural surface transportation program grants were announced Dec. 21 by Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.

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