Usaid Announces the Re-opening of the Tikrit Bridge in Iraq
Hamad Hamood Shekti, the Governor of Salah Ad Din and Khalid hassan Mlahdi, the Director of Roads and Bridges for Salah Ad Din Governorate, attended the official opening at the bridge along with representatives from USAID, Bechtel, the 77 Construction Company, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and the Army's 1st Infantry Division.
Iraq's transportation networks are vital supports of commerce, culture, and infrastructure. As part of the U.S. government's overall reconstruction efforts in Iraq, USAID, and the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry Division are cooperating with appropriate Iraqi Ministries in implementing $27.8 million to repair Iraq's bridges and railways.
For more information on USAID's reconstruction efforts in Iraq including photos, please visithttp://www.usaid.gov/iraq.
For additional information, please access USAID's press release and web site at http://www.usaid.gov/
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