Missouri to receive $100 million in disaster relief for flooding damage
The money, announced Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, is part of a Community Development Block Grant.
A little more than half of the money, $58.5 million, will go toward fixing bridges, roads and other rebuilding projects. More than $41 million will be used for preventative measures, such as demolishing structures that have repeatedly flooded.
Gov. Eric Greitens says in a news release that some community projects have already been approved.
The money was appropriated by the budget deal Congress passed in February.