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     January 28, 2021      #13-28 KDJ

Kankakee awarded $1.8 million state grant 

Daily Journal staff report

KANKAKEE — The state awarded $39.5 million in grants this week for 27 capital improvement projects throughout Illinois, including one in Kankakee.

The City of Kankakee was on the receiving end of $1.8 million through the Fast-Track Public Infrastructure Capital program facilitated by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

Recipient communities are required to use the funding for “public infrastructure” projects such as road improvements, public utility extensions and streetscapes.

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