Menendez, Booker Announce More than $800K for Highway Safety

Menendez, Booker Announce More than $800K for Highway Safety


WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker today announced the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has awarded New Jersey’s Division of Highway Safety $832,542 in federal funding to support state highway safety programs. 

“As one of the most heavily traveled states in the nation, nothing is more important than keeping New Jersey's roads safe," said Sen. Menendez. “Our entire state economy depends on a safe and reliable transportation network—whether it’s our residents, who traverse these routes each day as they commute to work to support their families, tourists visiting our parks and beaches, or truckers delivering goods far and wide from Ports Newark and Elizabeth.  I will continue fighting to preserve the safety and improve the efficiency of all of our state’s highways.”

“The funding announced today will ensure that we can support proven programs that help keep people safe,” said Sen. Booker.  “New Jersey is the home to some of the most travelled highways in our nation and as we approach 4th of July weekend, one of the busiest travel days of the year, this funding comes as a welcome reminder that we need to keep the safety of our traveling residents and visitors a top priority.”

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