More than $10 million is coming to New Jersey in additional disaster aid. U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Frank R. Lautenberg announced the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded grants totaling more than $10 million for the repair and reconstruction of state and federal roads in New Jersey that were damaged by Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee, and flooding in August.
The grants awarded to New Jersey include:
– $7.4 million in emergency relief for damage caused by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee; and
– $2.8 million in emergency relief for the flooding in August that warranted a federal disaster declaration.