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U.S. DOT awards CDOT with $110 million for flood recovery
Posted By Amanda Bayhi On January 9, 2014 @ 6:03 pm In News & Analysis | No Comments
The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday awarded the Colorado Department of Transportation with $110 million in recovery funds for highways damaged  in September floods , according to a report from Northern Colorado Business Report .
The funds are part of the $450 million emergency road repair funds allocated for flood recovery in legislation passed in October.
Initial reports estimated about $500 million in damage  to Colorado roads. U.S. DOT gave CDOT $5 million in emergency funds shortly after flooding stopped.
A report from the Colorado Springs Independent  notes that many Colorado roads remain damaged months after flooding ended.
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 Image: http://www.equipmentworld.com/files/2013/09/BLOG_Boulder_flood_photo.jpg
 highways damaged: http://www.equipmentworld.com/colorado-crews-begin-repairing-flood-damaged-roads/
 September floods: http://www.equipmentworld.com/the-washed-away-roads-of-boulder/
 a report from Northern Colorado Business Report: http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140108/NEWS/140109950
 $500 million in damage: http://www.equipmentworld.com/videos-flood-waters-cause-500-million-in-damage-to-colorado-roads/
 A report from the Colorado Springs Independent: http://www.csindy.com/IndyBlog/archives/2014/01/09/funding-for-flood-damaged-roads-pouring-in
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