State awards more than $16 million for community improvement projects

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – The state has announced more than $16 million dollars in funds for community projects around Kentucky.

It’s part of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). According to the state, the goal of the program is to improve safety, increase access and invest in efficient modes of transportation.

Among the projects it supports: bicycle and pedestrian pathways, constructing ADA-compliant ramps and sidewalks, and improving connections to schools, recreation and businesses.

This year, the state says $16.6 million will go toward 42 community improvement projects in 35 counties. A majority of those projects involve sidewalk improvements.

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