City of Benton to Get $100,000 Grant to Improve Roadways

The City of Benton will receive $110,895 for resurfacing work on several streets. Roads included in the discretionary funds include: Olive Street, West Oaks Street, West 10th Street and East 15th Street. Resurfacing work fixes existing surface cracks, potholes, raveling among other things. Projects given to the to the Department of Rural and Municipal Aid were assessed   by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet district staff to evaluate the condition of the roadways and decide on the most important needs based on safety and the economy and intensity of traffic The roads to be resurfaced give access for school buses and emergency vehicles .

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