Federal stimulus money to fund 350 million in highway projectsPosted: Updated:
PHOENIX - Across the state, highways are getting a makeover.
The state board approved the use of federal stimulus money to start dozens of highway projects.
The state is receiving $350 million in stimulus money for highway construction.
41 projects were approved statewide.
The transportation board allocated $130 million to Maricopa County to start five projects.
$46 million will go to Pima County to start eight projects.
The other $175 million will go towards 28 projects in 13 other counties.
Also on the list is the completion of one new lane in each direction on the I-17 south of Anthem and on the I-10 west of Phoenix.