City gets overpass funds

 Mayor Scott Long accepts a ceremonial check from Gov. Eric Holcomb while Street Superintendent Scott Richardson (left) and City Council President Eric Schoening, along with other state officials, look on. Photo provided. 

By Joseph Slacian

The City of Wabash will receive $8,560,000 in funding from the Indiana Department of Transportation, Gov. Eric Holcomb and other state officials announced Thursday, Dec. 13, during a ceremony in Gary.

The money, from the Local Trax Rail Overpass program, will be used for an overpass over the Norfolk Southern Railroad crossing. The overall project is expected to cost $10,700,000.

Mayor Scott Long, City Council President Eric Schoening and City Street Superintendent Scott Richardson were among those present at the award ceremony.

Posted on 2018 Dec 18