County applies for Community Crossings grant for roads project
Kaitlyn Clay, Staff Writer, [email protected]
The Harrison County Board of Commissioners, during a special meeting last Wednesday, voted unanimously to sign a letter confirming the county’s financial commitment for a Community Crossings grant for the Harrison County Highway Dept.
The grant, if approved, would go toward a $1.5 million resurfacing project for numerous roads in Harrison County. The grant is a 75-25 split, with a maximum of $1 million the highway department would receive.
According to Kevin Russel, director of the Harrison County Highway Dept., the roads that would be resurfaced with this grant money are:
Burgess Circle Road, between Rothrock Mill and Moberly roads;
Hancock Chapel Road, between North Road and S.R. 135;
Oak Park Road between Motts Road and S.R. 64;
Atwood Street between Beechmont Drive and Corydon town limits;
Buck Creek Ridge Road between St. Peter’s Church Road and Springway Drive;
Flatwoods Road between Woody Lane and the end of the road;
Gardner Lane between S.R. 337 and end of the road;
Simler Road between Ten Dollar and Lake roads;
Sky Park Drive between S.R. 135 -and end of the road;
South Gethsemane Road between S.R. 62 and Green Valley Road (north);
Valley View Road between Bridge No. 112 and Heidelberg Road;
Black Chapel Road between Elizabeth-New Middletown and McPhillips roads;
Camp Louanna Road between Lamb Ridge Road and end of blacktop;
Hillcrest Drive between Town of Mauckport limits and S.R. 135; and
Lamb Ridge Road between Rosewood Road and end of the road.
The grant application was due Friday. Russel noted he will keep the county officials aware of its status.