WTAE-TV: Buttigieg coming to Pittsburgh; White House announces $142 million in funding for infrastructure projects

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will be in Pittsburgh on Friday.

He will join local, federal and state leaders, including U.S. Sen John Fetterman, Congressman Chris Deluzio and Congresswoman Summer Lee to celebrate the more than $ 142 million headed to Pittsburgh.

The funding is through the INFRA and Mega grant program, which was funded by President Joe Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure law that he announced Thursday in Wisconsin.

The money will go toward rehabbing 10 bridges, and installing a new flood wall downtown to fix flooding problems in the area known as “the bathtub” and it will include new traffic mitigation measures.

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