The Federal Highway Administration is providing 82 tribes with $17.5 million from its Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund or "TTPSF" for 94 projects on tribal lands.
The funds, announced on July 5, will be used for safety planning, data improvements and engineering for tribal communities. Grant recipients include:
"Road safety is important to tribal lands," noted Brandye Hendrickson, FHWA's acting administrator, in a statement. "From police response time to building better sidewalks, roads, guardrails and intersections, these funds will help tribal communities better to protect the public."
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