Topeka, KS – Governor Kelly announced an additional $7 million investment in transportation projects across the state. These funds will go to maintaining and repairing Kansas’ roads, bridges, and trails, keeping Kansans safe as they travel throughout the state. This latest investment pushes Governor Kelly’s Transportation Cost Share Program over $100 million invested in Kansas’ infrastructure.
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More than $7 million is headed to local transportation improvement projects throughout the State of Kansas. With these grants, Gov. Kelly said more than $100 million has been given to Kansas communities since the program began.
“My administration has invested more than $100 million in our roads, trails, and bridges since the start of the Cost Share program because quality infrastructure is the foundation of strong communities,” Kelly said. “Congratulations to each of this year’s Cost Share awardees. Thank you for the work you’re doing to continue building a beautiful, vibrant, and safe Kansas.”
Governor Kelly lauded the Cedar Creek Trail in Olathe as a prime example of how Cost Share can benefit a community. Enhancements to the city’s trail system will give residents greater access to recreational amenities, connect to regional trails, and provide hiking and biking access to nearby health care facilities.
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With these grants, more than $100 million has been given to Kansas communities since the Cost Share Program’s inception. With today’s announcement, more than $103 million in state funding, matched by more than $74 million in local funding, has been invested in Cost Share projects since the program was founded by the Kelly Administration.
Over $7 million in grant funding will be awarded to 11 Cost Share Program transportation projects in the state of Kansas, Gov. Laura Kelly and Kansas Transportation Secretary Julie Lorenz announced Tuesday. Among the projects receiving funding are Interstate 35 and 24th Street traffic signals in Johnson County, and the Cedar Creek Trail in the City of Olathe.
Governor Kelly and Transportation Secretary Julie Lorenz announced that more than $7 million will be awarded to 11 transportation construction projects through the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Cost Share Program for spring 2022. With these grants, more than $100 million has been given to Kansas communities since the Cost Share Program’s inception.