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Sires Announces Additional $10 Million Emergency Relief Funds Post Hurricane Sandy

Dec 6, 2012
Press Release

For Immediate Release                                                           Contact: Erica Daughtrey

December 6, 2012                                                                            201-222-2828

Sires Announces Additional $10 Million Emergency Relief Funds Post Hurricane Sandy

Washington, D.C.-- Today, Congressman Sires announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration is awarding the state of New Jersey yet another $10 million dollars in emergency relief funding to reconstruct highways and roads that were impacted by Hurricane Sandy, which reached New Jersey on October 29, 2012.  Sires stated:

“I’m thankful that we can rely upon the Department of Transportation to provide financial assistance which will allow our state to quickly restore our bridges and roads. Hurricane Sandy brought much destruction and with these funds, we can rebuild our New Jersey communities and restore our infrastructure.”

“The additional $10 million in emergency relief funds will enable our state to move quickly and efficiently to restore transportation in the region.”

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