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TxDOT awards transportation enhancement grants to five local projects

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Four local projects were awarded transportation enhancement grants Thursday by TxDOT as part of the $70 million in funding that was distributed throughout the state.

A $2.7 million grant was awarded for the river walk extension and bike lane improvement in Waco. Killeen will get $1.45 million for segment three of the Killeen-Fort Hood regional trail.

The City of Belton was awarded a $1.25 million transportation enhancement grant for the next phase of the Chisholm Trail Corridor Hike and Bike facility.

Troy was awarded $374,541 for their downtown Troy streetscape-historic commercial district project. This project is intended to enhance Troy's historic downtown.

Cranfills Gap in Bosque County was also awarded $376,654 to improve its downtown streetscape.

TxDOT got 205 applications for funding and awarded 81 grants to projects throughout the state. There must be a local match of at least 20% of these totals.

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