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The Journal Gazette

Thursday, August 15, 2019 7:21 am

Kendallville, Andrews reap $600,000 in federal grant funds

The Journal Gazette

Two communities in northeast Indiana are among 17 rural communities in the state that will receive a combined $10.5 million in federal grant funds announced Thursday by Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs.

The city of Kendallville was awarded $600,000 from the Main Street Revitalization Program for a downtown streetscape project that will replace sidewalks, curbs and lights along three downtown blocks to eliminate blight, improve safety and enrich the overall quality of life.

The town of Andrews in Huntington County was awarded $600,000 from the Stormwater Improvement Program to install 1,650 linear feet of drainage, nine inlets and seven utility holes along McKeever Street from Jackson Street to Loon Creek to address residential flooding.