Local Infrastructure Projects Receive More Than $16M

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The state has awarded more than $16 million for infrastructure projects in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties.

The funds, released through the Ohio Public Works Commission, were announced Monday.

In Mahoning County, a total of $7.7 million was awarded for 19 projects. The largest amount, $1,179,818, will go toward the Mahoning Avenue Industrial Corridor Upgrade project.

In Trumbull County, a total of $6.6 million will go toward 17 projects, including $1,293,105 for improvements on Brookfield Avenue and Everett Hull, Warren-Meadville and Durst Colebrook roads. 

Four projects in Columbiana County will receive a total of $2.1 million. Half of the funds will go toward road resurfacing in Elkrun and Middleton townships and the village of East Palestine.

Here are the projects:

Mahoning County

Trumbull County

Columbiana County

Across the state, 564 projects were awarded to communities in all 88 counties for roads ($202.5 million), water supply ($52.8 million), wastewater ($27.7 million), bridges and culverts ($28.3 million) and stormwater ($12.5 million).

Projects were selected by the state’s 19 district integrating committees based on a variety of factors, including health and safety, age and condition and number of users.

“We thank the district committees for their work. This program’s successful partnership between the state and local governments ensures public health and safety and improves the economic welfare of Ohioans,” said Linda Bailiff, director of the Ohio Public Works Commission.

Pictured at top: Mahoning Avenue.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.