(KFVS) - U.S. Congressman Jerry Costello says the 12th Congressional District is eligible for federal funding as part of a $2,961,793 grant to the Illinois Department of Transportation from the Federal Highway Administration.
"We must continue to invest in our transportation infrastructure," said Costello. "It not only creates jobs, but it ensures that we can move goods to market and fuel economic growth. We have a massive shortfall in this type of investment, so this Emergency Relief funding fulfills an important need. I will continue to support these efforts."
Costello says the money will be used to reimburse the state for repairs made to road damage in the 12th, 15th and 19th Congressional districts incurred as part of flooding last spring.
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