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Deery: Communities in Senate District 23 receive nearly $6 million in road-funding grants

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Deery: Communities in Senate District 23 receive nearly $6 million in road-funding grants

A full breakdown of the Community Crossings Awards can be found here.

STATEHOUSE (April 14, 2023) — Communities in Senate District 23 will receive nearly $6 million to improve roads and bridges through the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program said State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette).

The CCMG, established by the Indiana General Assembly in 2016, aims to advance community infrastructure projects, strengthen local transportation networks and improve Indiana’s roads and bridges. Since its enactment, the program has awarded more than $1.27 billion in state matching funds for local construction projects.

In Senate District 23, the following communities received grants:

  • Fountain County received $1 million;
  • Hillsboro received $70,511.25;
  • Kingman received $152,058.75;
  • Otterbein received $322,500;
  • Parke County received $803,326.79;
  • Rockville received $596,505.10;
  • Shadeland received $562,518.75;
  • Tippecanoe County received $376,792;
  • Universal received $74,987.69;
  • Vermillion County received $993,455.90;
  • Warren County received $885,119.04; and
  • West Lebanon received $74,709.90.

"As the Crossroads of America, Indiana should always have safe and strong roadways throughout the state," Deery said. "The local leaders across Senate District 23 deserve credit for obtaining this funding. I am especially happy to see many rural communities take advantage of this program and improve their infrastructure."

Through the program, the Indiana Department of Transportation matches up to $1 million annually when localities invest in road and bridge repairs. Counties with populations fewer than 50,000 and cities and towns with populations fewer than 10,000 receive a 75%/25% match, while counties with populations greater than 50,000 and cities and towns with populations greater than 10,000 receive a 50%/50% match.

The CCMG offers two rounds of applications each year, with the next call for applications occurring in July of 2023.

To view the full list of communities receiving matching funds, click here.


State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) represents Senate District 23,
which includes Fountain, Parke, Vermillion and Warren counties,
and portions of Montgomery and Tippecanoe counties.
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