U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood said Monday that Virginia will receive more than $2.1 million from the Federal Highway Administration's emergency relief program. The funding includes more than $1.4 million to reimburse Virginia for repairing Irene-related damage and $746,441 for repairing damage
caused by Lee.
Virginia is among 34 states that will receive funding for disaster-related road and bridge repairs. Funding also was awarded to Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa and federal land agencies.