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Administration Warns U.S. States Highway Funding Drying Up

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July 03, 2014 AT 11:08 AM
The Obama administration warned states on Tuesday that federal highway funds will be largely depleted in August, limiting the money states can expect from Washington to pay for road and bridge projects this summer. The political stalemate in Congress over transportation spending means drivers will have to endure more potholes and detour around more unsafe bridges, delaying commutes, excursions and the delivery of products to market. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx told states the government will slow federal reimbursement for highway repairs in August as the U.S.