Hickory City Council approves $17M federal grant agreement

Hickory City Council approves $17M federal grant agreement

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Hickory City Council approves $17M federal grant agreement

HICKORY, NC (October 9, 2019) — In a special called meeting on Wednesday, October 9, Hickory City Council approved a grant agreement with the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) for the 2018 Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grant Award.

In 2018, the City of Hickory applied for and was awarded a $17.092 million BUILD grant for its “Hickory Reconnected through Transportation Infrastructure Investment” project, which includes a 1.7-mile bicycle and pedestrian trail and a bridge over U.S. 321, and a 0.9 mile complete streetscape loop in Downtown Hickory……

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