State Getting Disaster Aid

State Getting Disaster Aid Click to Enlarge Photo: John D Gibeau

(KNSI) - Minnesota is getting some extra help to pay for cleanup from storms, flooding, and spring snowfall.

Minnesota is getting $2,563,090 for damage caused to infrastructure from June 16th to July 12th, 2018 by storms, flooding damage caused in June of 2018 and heavy snowmelt and rainfall that caused issues in April.

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded $871.2 million in Emergency Relief funds to help 39 states and tribal governments, make repairs to roads and bridges damaged by storms, floods, and other unexpected events.

The program reimburses states for eligible expenses associated with damage from natural disasters or other emergencies.