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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, February 26, 2010

State DOT commits $125.7M in federal funds to local road projects

Advertiser Staff

The state Department of Transportation together with the four counties has committed $125.7 million in federal stimulus funds for highway improvement projects.

The money is being used for 23 road projects statewide, all of which are currently underway, the DOT said in a news release.
The projects were selected by the counties and state based on federal guidelines which included geographic distribution, projects in economically distressed areas and projects that were “shovel-ready.”
All states were required to have the federal stimulus funds fully committed by March 1.