State To Spend Millions To Fix Local Roads And Bridges

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Millions of dollars have been earmarked to repair roads and bridges in the north country.

Governor Andrew Cuomo released details Monday about funding, which is included in the 2013-14 state budget.

Under the Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS), $438 million will go to counties, cities, towns and villages across the state.

The money will be used to support local highway, road and bridge repair projects.

The spending plan includes $75 million of increased funding for the CHIPS program, the first increase since the 2008-09 budget.

In the north country, St. Lawrence County will see the most money - nearly $9.3 million.

Jefferson County will get almost $7 million.

Lewis County will receive just over $4 million.

See the complete breakdown of CHIPS funding
 

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
, Watertown, NY

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