Minnesota receives nearly $1 billion from Biden bipartisan infrastructure law
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(ABC 6 News) – Today, the U.S. DOT announced it allocated $978 million to Minnesota to invest in critical infrastructure and workforce development for the 2024 fiscal year.
“Long-needed major improvements are coming to America’s network of roads, bridges, and highways,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.
Investment will contribute to road, bridge and tunnel projects, according to a statement from the U.S. DOT. Estimates from the DOT state a little more than $21 million will go to carbon emission reduction and about $50 million to highway safety programming.
The DOT released the following specific apportionments for Minnesota in 2024.
|Minnesota Project||Number of Dollars Allocated|
|National Highway Performance Program||$491,818,324|
|Surface Transportation Block Grant||$239,262,969|
|Highway Safety Improvement Program||$49,290,820|
|Railway-Highway Crossings Program||$6,479,029|
|Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality Program||$36,531,448|
|National Highway Freight Program||$23,528,048|
|Carbon Reduction Program||$21,334,281|
|PROTECT Formula Program||$24,258,607|
|National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program||$14,518,886|
|Bridge Formula Program||$65,166,538|
Funding will go directly to Minnesota, allowing state transportation leaders flexibility on allocation.
For more detailed apportionments on every state, click here.