Communities awarded funding for road work

HANCOCK COUNTY – Hancock County communities have been selected for more than $2.4 million of funding for local road projects.

Gov. Eric Holcomb and INDOT Commissioner Joe McGuinness on Wednesday announced 396 Indiana cities, towns and counties received a combined $150 million in state-matching funds for local road projects through the Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative.

Community Crossings was created by the Indiana General Assembly in 2016. Funds for the program are awarded from the state’s local road and bridge matching grant fund. To qualify for funding, local governments must provide local matching funds.

Hancock County communities awarded funding are:

City of Greenfield: $281,606.30

Hancock County: $627,236.39

Town of Cumberland: $327,291.75

Town of Fortville: $436,500.00

Town of McCordsville: $279,588.75

Town of New Palestine: $330,000.00

Town of Shirley: $124,627.50

For more details, see an upcoming edition of the Daily Reporter.

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Samm Quinn is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3275 or