Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced that the US Department of Transportation has awarded $10 million to the NJDOT.
The money is earmarked for highway, road and sign repair in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
The funds became available as a result of the formal emergency declaration.
"Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on our roads throughout the state, including many that pass through the Sixth District," said Pallone. "I thank the Department of Transportation for this funding that will help us move forward in our recovery from Sandy and repair our transportation infrastructure so it is safe for our drivers."
Rain arrives for the second half of the work week. Another fall-like blast of cool weather to follow for the weekend.
Scattered showers are possible tonight as a cold front approaches the area. Otherwise, the best chance for rain will be Thursday afternoon and night where we'll see on and off showers and thunderstorms.
Clouds and showers linger though much of Friday. We may still see a passing shower Saturday. Unseasonably cool air returns this weekend where both days only see high temps in the mid 70s with many of us falling into the 50s at night.