Apr 10 2002

SHELBY ANNOUNCES FUNDS FOR HIGHWAY 98

U. S. Sen. Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Ranking Member of the Senate Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced funds for U.S. Highway 98. The funds, totaling $1,982,615, will be released Monday by the Federal Highway Administration.

Sen. Shelby said, "I am proud to provide this crucial funding for safety upgrades to U.S. Highway 98. These funds will be used to improve lighting of the highway, and will provide increased safety for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians."

For more information please contact Gordon Brown, Alabama Federal Highway Administration, at (334) 223-7373.