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SDDOT Awards Economic Development Grants
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For Immediate Release:  Monday, Nov. 21, 2011

Contact:  Kristi Sandal, Public Information Officer, 605-773-3265 

SDDOT Awards Economic Development Grants 

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that the South Dakota Transportation Commission has awarded $2 million in grants for road improvements in smaller communities in South Dakota. 

The community access, industrial park, and agri-business grant program funds were awarded to improve roads leading to schools, main business areas, hospitals, grain elevators, and other economic areas in the communities. 

Those receiving the grant awards include: 

  • Brown County - $250,000 for Brown County Highway 19, leading to Molded Fiberglass Companies
  • Brown County - $250,000 for Brown County Road 14W, leading to Northern Beef Packers
  • Colton - $96,000 for 5th Street, leading to the grain elevator
  • Corsica - $250,000 for Railway Avenue, leading to the grain elevator
  • Groton – $250,000 for First Street and Fourth Avenue, leading to the school
  • Scotland - $250,000 for Washington Street, leading to the POET facility
  • Veblen - $178,545 for Main Street and Prairie Street (main business area)
  • Worthing - $250,000 for Second, Juniper, and Third Streets, leading to the school 

For more information, contact Paula Huizenga, 605-773-6253.




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