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Grant paves way for new sidewalks

Friday, November 5, 2010

BENTON -- Two Scott County towns have applied for more than half a million dollars in grant funding through the Missouri Department of Transportation, aimed to improve their sidewalks.

During Thursday's Scott County Commission meeting, County Developer Joel Evans reported that submissions on behalf of Benton and Chaffee are complete.

The grant funds are aimed at improving pedestrian and bicycle traffic.

"Chaffee's project totals between $200,000 and $250,000," said Evans. "And the total for the city of Benton is $391,700."

The streets pinpointed in the Chaffee area to include sidewalk improvements are Fifth, Helen, Main, Elliot, a block of Marlene and Frisco Park.

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