Alabama Department of Transportation: Savings Plan Still in Effect

By: AL.com
By: AL.com

Though a last-minute appropriation saved state transportation departments nationwide from reduced federal payments, the Alabama Department of Transportation will continue its savings plan until a permanent solution is reached, an official said.

Congress on July 31 agreed on $11 billion in temporary spending to prevent the national Highway Trust Fund from going bankrupt -- which transportation officials said was to happen later this month.

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