Durbin, Duckworth announce federal funding for Illinois highway, bridge repair
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth Tuesday announced that the Federal Highway Administration has awarded $123,385,691 in federal funding to the state of Illinois for highway and bridge repair. That includes $24,388,389 in new federal funding for risk-based bridge repair and replacement that Durbin and Duckworth secured in the recently passed Fiscal Year 2019 appropriations bill. Illinois currently has the third largest bridge inventory in the country. Of the 26,775 bridges in Illinois, 2,303 bridges, or 8.6 percent, are classified as structurally deficient.
Mar 22, 2019 5:34 PM