Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has announced that 149 transportation infrastructure projects have been prioritized for full or partial funding from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act resources.
Federal transportation stimulus funds totaling $774 million will be spent in nearly every Ohio county. Based on federal calculations for transportation investment, an estimated 21,257 jobs will be created or retained through these stimulus projects, with thousands of additional jobs likely to be spurred by the economic development that will occur as a result of the projects.
Here is a list of Franklin County’s project’s:
- Franklin ODOT; Rickenbacker Access Road Widening $ 14,000,000
- Franklin City of Columbus; Parsons Livingston (Children’s Hospital) $ 25,000,000
- Franklin City of Columbus; Front street conversion $ 5,500,000
- Franklin ORDC; Camp Chase Railroad Bridge Rehabilitation $ 300,000
The full list of projects for the state is here.