Three area counties get state construction money
Governor Pat Quinn has announced several million dollars worth of construction projects in three East Central Illinois counties.
Champaign, Ford and Vermilion Counties are receiving a total of more than $7.4 million as a part of the state's capital construction program.
Some of the work includes replacing a bridge carrying Highway 50 over Interstate 74 east of Mahomet at a cost of about $4.3 million.
In Urbana, a shared use path, storm sewers and sidewalks will be constructed along Main Street from Vine Street to University Avenue at a cost of about $1.4 million.
In Ford County, crews will repair the road along Interstate 57 from the Champaign County line to the Iroquois County line. And a bridge over a stream in Vermilion County will be replaced.