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INDOT Approves $1 Million Funding for Local Road Project

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July 31, 2008

INDOT approves Funding for Local Road Project

Seymour, Ind.- The Indiana Department of Transportation(INDOT) recently awarded Dearborn County $1,000,000 in Federal Highway Administration (FWHA) Group IV funds. These funds will be used to fund road reconstruction which will include shoulder widening on North Dearborn Road in Dearborn County. County offi cials made their case for federal funds before an award panel at the INDOT District offices on June 30th.

These federal funds, which are administered by INDOT, may be used as reimbursement for the construction phase of each project. These funds may not exceed 80 percent of costs.

Dearborn County was one of eight municipalities competing for roughly $5 million in Federal Highway Administration (FWHA) Group IV funding. Dearborn County has agreed to pay 20 percent of total project Cost.

INDOT Seymour District Contact: Marvin Jenkins, (812) 524-3733 or

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