More than $30 million in funds approved for Miami Valley transportation projects – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

MIAMI VALLEY — The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission has approved $32.4 million in federal transportation funds.

The funds are planned to be used for 51 roadway, bikeway/ pedestrian transit and planning projects in the Miami Valley region.

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MCRPC funds and Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act funds will finance more than $52.1 million in transportation projects when matched with local dollars, according to a release.

In September, MVRPC asked for suggestions for projects that the funds could be used for.

By October they had received 57 applications for projects totaling $58.7 million.

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The public was asked for their comments and projects were ranked using MVRPC’s criteria.

Projects by category can be viewed on MVRPC’s website.

The projects are expected to be implemented between the years 2023-2027.

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