On the afternoon of August 23, Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-WA, visited Spokane County, WA to tour the construction being done on the US-395 North Spokane Corridor.
This project is ongoing, funded by a DOT TIGER grant, and about halfway completed. Recently, the corridor project received another $10m TIGER grant to continue construction, totaling $45m in grants thus far.
LaHood also took the opportunity to announce a new national Freight Policy Board, with the hope of double American exports within three years.
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