Federal Highway Administration allocates $7.9 billion to states

September 28, 2023

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has allocated $7.9 billion to states to support highway and bridge projects as part of its annual August redistribution. The deadline for states to commit the funding to projects was Sept. 26. The following states have announced plans for the funding:

States receiving the largest funding allocations are:

  • California – $717.9 million. 
  • Texas – $465 million. 
  • Pennsylvania – $460.5 million. 
  • New Jersey – $425 million. 
  • Florida – $425 million. 
  • New York – $313 million. 

New Jersey officials will divide the money between the New Jersey Transit Corp. (NJTransit) and the state’s Department of Transportation. NJTransit projects include replacing six bridges and modernizing and updating several bus stations, garages and a pedestrian tunnel. NJDOT will use the money for pavement preservation, bridge preventative maintenance, and pedestrian safety improvements.

Louisiana plans to use its $210 million to build a roundabout, replace a moveable bridge and to acquire highway right of way.

Rhode Island will receive $60.3 million to complete ongoing bridge rehabilitations, interstate roadway resurfacing repaving, bridge enhancements, bike path preservation and pedestrian projects.

Nevada will receive $46 million to be used on road and bridge projects.

Linda Lasiewicki

Linda Lasiewicki joins the SPI team as a reporter for Government Market News. In addition to her various writing responsibilities, Linda also has an extensive background in business development, marketing, and sales. Leveraging her business knowledge and marketing skills, She has been a successful news reporter and content writer for more than a decade.

Linda graduated with a double major in Marketing and English from King’s College. She credits her success in writing to her strong research skills and desire to deliver engaging and compelling content.

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