Press Release

Gillibrand Announces Senate Passage Of $400,000 For Suffolk County Highway Improvement

Sep 17, 2009

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced the Senate passed the
Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill,
which included $400,000 to help improve County Road 97, Nicolls Road in
Suffolk County. Senator Gillibrand aggressively lobbied members of the
Appropriations Committee to include funding for the project in this
year’s spending bill.

is great news for Suffolk County,” Senator Gillibrand said. “Investing
in our infrastructure will help improve our roads and make them safer
for our travelers, create jobs and help rebuild our economy. I will
continue working hard to ensure New York gets its fair share from the
federal government.”

Suffolk County will use the $400,000 federal investment to help make capacity and safety improvements to CR 97, Nicolls Road.

Senate passage, the bill will now proceed to the House-Senate
Conference Committee, then voted on in both chambers and sent to the
President to become law.