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Several Indiana communities receiving funding for construction projects

Published: Nov. 3, 2021 at 10:36 AM CDT
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INDIANA (WFIE) - Governor Eric Holcomb and the Indiana Department of Transportation announced 218 cities, towns and counties received over $100 million in funds through Community Crossings.

11 of those communities are in our area.

[READ MORE: Tell City receives grant money for road maintenance]

According to state officials, the Community Crossings initiative has provided over $1 billion in state matching funds for local construction projects since 2016.

“Not only will this funding help keep Hoosiers safe on the road,” Rep. Tim O’Brien said. “But it also will provide a boost for economic development. Every aspect of our economy is affected by safe, reliable transportation infrastructure, and this money will go a long way to maintaining our proud reputation as the Crossroads of America.”

Communities submitted funding applications back in January. State leaders say those applications were evaluated based on need and current conditions and impacts to safety and economic development.

The following communities are receiving funding:

  • Dubois County - $431,129.37
  • Huntingburg - $565,140.00
  • Mount Vernon - $345,794.55
  • Newburgh - $955,376.67
  • Petersburgh - $154,716.99
  • Pike County - $727,599.93
  • Rockport - $423,372.70
  • Spencer County - $1,000,000.00
  • Tell City - $1,000,000.00
  • Warrick County - $601,416.52
  • Vanderburgh County - 742,378.46

You can find a whole list of recipients here.

The next call for projects in Community Crossings will open in January 2022.

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