September 22, 2020

Congressman Neguse announces FEMA funds for 2013 flood projects

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, Congressman Joe Neguse announced more than $4.3 million in FEMA funds towards critical Larimer County bridge and roadway projects from the 2013 floods.

These grants will provide 75% of the total project cost in federal funding towards projects that repaired damage from the flooding and mudslides that occurred in 2013. This funding will cover repairs to County Road 44H roadway due to the overflow of Buckhorn Creek, and bridge repairs and roadway replacements due to the overflow of the Big Thompson River.

“The floods in 2013 were devastating, anyone who was in Colorado during that time remembers how much damage and distress they caused,” said Neguse. “I am grateful to the leaders in Larimer County who jumped to action to build bridges and roads back better than they were before so we can hopefully mitigate against this type of destruction in the future. And I am relieved to see this funding come through to support Larimer County in their efforts.”

By:  Rep. Joe Neguse
Source: Estes Park Trail Gazette