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Gov Hogan announces Two Million for local bridge projects

November 22nd, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced the awarding of $9.6 million for rehabilitation or replacement of  bridges across Maryland- two of those in Allegany County. The allocation was made possible through a new funding category in the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act  to rehabilitate or replace fair to poorly rated county-maintained bridges  around the state.  These limited federal funds require no local government dollars. $2 million is targeted for the rehabilitation of the Old Mount Pleasant Road Bridge; and the Mason Road Bridge in Allegany County. Both of those structures span Eviits Creek. Hogan says rehabbing and replacing aging or failing bridges has been a priority of his for several years…