Emden to receive Community Development Grant,
IDOT projects announced
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[AUG. 7, 2003]
Rep. Bill Mitchell,
R-Forsyth, is pleased to announce that the following villages will
be receiving a Community Development Assistance Grant:
"Iím happy that the state of Illinois
has recognized the tremendous infrastructure needs of central
Illinois. I am committed to bringing our hard-earned tax dollars
back to our communities," Mitchell said.
Word has also been received from the
Illinois Department of Transportation that some new infrastructure
projects are being released in our area.
The projects announced in the Logan
County area are:
- $750,000 toward widening and
resurfacing of the internal park roads and the reconstruction of
parking areas at the Edward Madigan State Park. Also included is
the resurfacing of County Road 128.
- $588,000 for resurfacing Route
464 (Springfield Road) from Toboggan Avenue south to Route 122
northeast of Delavan.
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"Of course I like to see as many
infrastructure dollars as possible come into central. Illinois,"
said Mitchell. "High-quality roads help attract businesses and
improve the quality of life in a community, not to mention save you
from some wear and tear on your car."
be fighting to bring road fund money back to the 87th District,"
Rep. Bill Mitchell]