Metroplan awards $16.5 million for transportation projects in Central Arkansas

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The Metroplan Board of Directors recently awarded $16.5 million towards transportation improvement in Central Arkansas.

Funding is provided through the Surface Transportation Block Grant and Carbon Reduction Programs, federal-aid transportation programs administered by the Federal Highway Administration that provide funding for transportation improvement projects.

Metroplan awards funding to qualifying projects based on applications from member jurisdictions and a rigorous review process.

The list of awarded projects reflects Metroplan’s commitment to investments in the Central Arkansas Regional Greenways, as well as projects that address several safety and congestion issues at intersections.

The awards are as follows:

City of Austin, $230,000
City of Benton, $900,000
City of Bryant, $170,000
City of Cabot, $1,460,000
City of Conway, $3,000,000
City of Greenbrier, $300,000
City of Little Rock, $1,500,000
City of Maumelle, $1,100,000
City of North Little Rock, $3,000,000
City of Sherwood, $460,000
City of Wrightsville, $80,000
Pulaski County, $3,000,000
Saline County, $1,300,000