Pineville, Bedford receive infrastructure grants
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Infrastructure Authority which is an arm of the Department for Local Government (DLG) approved loans Friday for wastewater and sewer system improvements in the cities of Bedford and Pineville.
The projects are:
The City of Bedford was approved for a $909,500 Fund A loan for the Bedford Wastewater System Improvements Project. With the loan, the city will replace three outdated wastewater pump stations. These improvements will extend the operating life of the stations, prevent system overflows and ensure uninterrupted water access for 320 customers, including Trimble County High School and Elementary School.
The City of Pineville was approved for a $2,454,000 Fund A loan for the Virginia Avenue/Courthouse Square Utility Replacements project. The city will use the funding to separate the existing storm and sanitary sewer systems in the area surrounding the Courthouse, serving 802 customers. Upon completion, the city will construct and install approximately 4,430 linear feet of gravity sewer line and 4088 linear feet of storm sewers, new storm sewer inlets, new curb and gutters and will replace existing sidewalks.