MADISON (WKOW) -- U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced Thursday $27.4 million in federal stimulus funds for transit improvements in Wisconsin.
The following grants are being awarded:
President Obama signed the federal stimulus plan into law on Feb. 17, 2009, since then, grants totaling more than $5.7 billion have been made available for transit improvements throughout the country.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has made $48.1 billion available for highway, road, transit, bridge and airport construction and repairs nationwide. Of that, $25 billion already has been obligated to fund more than 7,701 approved projects in 55 U.S. States and Territories.