$1.9M to fund Hawaii wildlife refuge projects
Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii, yesterday announced that $1.9 million in U.S. Department of Transportation grant funding has been awarded for the design and construction of six National Wildlife Refuge improvement projects across this island chain.
These funds will be used to:
Established in 1930, the Public Lands Highway Discretionary Program is intended to improve access to and within the federal lands of the nation, such as forest highways, public land highways, Indian reservation roads, park road and parkways and refuge roads. The PLHD program works to ensure a connected system of roads that serve local, regional and national needs by providing resources to each of the land management agencies responsible for the 590,000 miles of public roads and highways across America.