South Carolina getting $79 million in emergency federal road repair funds
South Carolina is getting significant funding for road repairs from the federal government.
The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday approved more than $768 million for emergency road repairs in 40 states.
South Carolina is number three on the list, set to receive $79 million to help repair damage caused by Hurricane Matthew and other severe weather events in recent years.
At $124 million, Colorado topped the list among states to be reimbursed, getting money for flood damage.
California is second on the list at more than $105 million for a variety of storm, rain, floods and fire events over the last three years.
Ohio received $61 million for damages to roads caused by landslides, heavy rain and flooding.