$40.6 million in emergency relief for Pennsylvania’s summer storm damage

    Pennsylvania is getting some major help from the U.S. Department of Transportation for repairs to damage from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.

    Sen. Bob Casey announced today that $40.6 million in emergency relief to restore essential traffic, minimize the extent of damage and protect facilities that are still intact, and make permanent repairs to restore highways to pre-disaster condition.

    Emergency relief funds come only after a formal emergency declaration is made in the state and the state follows up with a relief funding request.

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