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The federal government will give Iowa 400 million dollars to repair bridges across the state

Davenport, IOWA – According to the state officials, this is part of a $27 billion investment from the bipartisan infrastructure plan.

State officials say that, in Iowa, there are more than 4,500 bridges considered structurally deficient.

The president-elect of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Maria Lehman, released the following statement:

“We’re going to have a lot of cones, a lot of orange cones out there for the next five years.

But the cumulative impact, both from an economic standpoint and from a safety standpoint, is going to be terrific.”

This story will be updated as new information become avaialble. 

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