Issue Brief 17-14
April 24, 2017

On April 6, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released $670 million in FHWA Emergency Relief (ER) funds to 40 states. This is in addition to $34 million already released this year.

The ER program supports repair work on federal-aid highways damaged by disasters. This Issue Brief provides a summary of the ER program, and state-level funding since fiscal year (FY) 2012.