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Transportation projects in region get funding

The Indiana Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that it has awarded $102 million in federal transportation funding to cities, towns and counties – several of them in northeast Indiana:

  • Albion – $2,119,151 for work on West Main Street, from 500 feet west of the city limits to York Street.
  • Allen County – $3,217,200 for the Ryan-Bruick Road corridor, from Harper Road to U.S. 24.
  • Butler – $200,000 for sidewalks on Beach and Liberty streets.
  • Garrett – $688,516 for sidewalks on Lee, Second, Houston and Warfield streets.
  • Noble County – $1,637,200 for bridge over the Elkhart River on Pigeon Street.
  • South Whitley – $290,800 for improving sidewalks east of Indiana 5.
  • Steuben County – $2,813,600 for County Road 200 North, from the Angola city limits to 500 feet east of Indiana 827.
  • Warsaw – $1,769,440 for East Market Street between Hickory and Bronson streets.
To receive federal funding, communities must pay at least 20 percent in local matching funds and meet other federal requirements, the announcement said.

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