Governor, INDOT Announce Community Crossings Grant Awards

A combined $99.2 million in funds was awarded to 229 Indiana cities, towns, and counties in this week’s Community Crossings grant award announcement. 

Locally, the City of Knox was awarded just over $420,000, the Town of Culver received $749,000, The Town of Francesville was awarded about $186,300, the City of LaPorte was awarded $294,000, La Porte County was awarded $1 million, North Judson got just over $101,000, Starke County received $731,580 and the Town of Winamac received about $151,300.

According to the announcement made by Governor Eric Holcomb and INDOT Commissioner Joe McGuinness, to qualify for funding, local governments must provide a funding match, 50 percent for larger communities or 25 percent for smaller communities.  An INDOT-approved asset management plan for maintaining existing roads and bridges is required for funding.