Graves Applauds Disaster Relief Grant for Holt County Road Repairs

Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced they will award nearly $2 million dollars in federal funding to the Fortescue Special Road District in Holt County for roadway repairs that occurred during the flood of 2019. The total cost of repairs is $2,652,909.68.

Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) applauded the announcement.

“Holt County was devastated by the flooding in 2019. While homes, businesses, and farmland were destroyed, our infrastructure incurred an incredible amount of damage as well. Our communities desperately need help getting back on their feet and I’m very pleased that Holt County will receive this funding to repair their roads,” said Graves.

Background:

This award provides $1,989,682.26 in federal funding to Fortescue Special Road District, Holt County for roadway repairs as a direct result of FEMA-DR-4435-MO (Severe Storms, Straight Line Winds, and Flooding). Funding is authorized under Section 406 of the Robert T Stafford Act.

 

 

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