DC Bridges to Get TLC Thanks to Millions of Federal Government Dollars

The district’s infrastructure, especially its bridges, will benefit from millions of federal dollars from the passage of President Joe Biden’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

The district’s infrastructure, especially its bridges, will benefit from millions of federal dollars from the passage of President Joe Biden’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

The district’s Department of Transportation will see $225 million over five years, Mayor Muriel Bowser said.

She said the money will be spent on eight DC bridges, including the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge and the H Street Bridge in the Northeast, which are considered to be in “poor condition,” according to a news release.

“This investment is proof of the strong partnership we have with the federal government to reinforce DDOT’s commitment to providing the greatest efficiency in moving people and goods while also focusing on building a greener region. and more sustainable,” the director of the district’s transportation department said. (DDOT) Everett Lott.

The federal funding for the district is part of the US Department of Transportation’s $27 billion program to repair and upgrade about 15,000 bridges across the country.

Virginia will receive nearly $537 million to improve its bridges and Maryland more than $409 million.

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