Michiana towns and cities to get federal transportation grants

Some area counties will be getting a piece of $161-million in federal transportation grants.

A total of 66 cities, towns and counties in Indiana will be splitting the money for local road and bridge improvements, as well as sidewalk and trail projects. Once combined with local funds, the total amount of cash being invested in infrastructure is about $212-million.

Projects getting funds include 27 bridge rehabilitation or replacement projects, 6 traffic safety projects, and a number of sidewalk and trail projects.

Find the local breakdown below. The full list of recipients can be found here.

(Note: LPA = Local Public Agency)


LPA Location Federal Funds Awarded to LPA
Elkhart County CR 40 from SR 19 to CR 7 $1,201,445.00
Kosciusko County Kosciusko County Bridge #227: South Hand Street over Walnut Creek $637,100.47
LaGrange Hawpatch Street between South Townline Road and West Central Avenue $3,044,000.00
LaPorte County Intersection Improvement on CR 150 North near Lofgren Road and CR 250 East $620,000.00
LaPorte County La Porte County Bridge #186 Located over the Kankakee River on CR 650 West $1,600,000.00
Marshall County Marshall County Bridge #120: South Upas Road over Yellow River $1,884,080.00
Marshall County Marshall County Bridge #87: 11th Road over Yellow River $1,632,320.00
Nappanee  Woodview Dr. from N. Main St. (SR 19) to Oakland Ave. (Co Rd 7) $2,330,400.00
Plymouth East LaPorte Street Footbridge over the Yellow River $1,310,400.00
St. Joseph County Pierce Road from US 31 to Miami Hwy $4,860,800.00
Warsaw Sheridan St, E Clark, & E Ft Wayne St – Between Colfax St and Cook St $1,123,407.60
Warsaw Anchorage Road / CR 200 N $2,683,763.00
Winamac Winamac – Downtown Sidewalks and lighting including locations along US 35 $1,039,800.00

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Chris March 29, 2018 at 8:16 am

What is LPA?

Tom Franklin March 29, 2018 at 11:38 am

That’s the state’s acronym for Local Public Agency. Thanks for pointing that out, I’ll add it to the story.


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