State Transportation Department Awarded Funds

Contributor: Ellen Bryan
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Updated: 8/19/2012 4:47 pm

A central Kentucky town will be finishing a highway construction project thanks to some money from the Federal Government.

Somerset is one of a handful of areas in the state that has been awarded $17.5 million from the Transportation Department.

Almost $4 million of this will be used for the I-66 Northern Bypass.

Other money will go to landscaping downtown Louisville, improving waterfronts in Owensboro and Paducah, and building a business and industrial site near Bowling Green.

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