Bartholomew County communities will be receiving more than $1.7 million dollars from the state for local road projects.
Gov. Eric Holcomb and INDOT announced last week that the city of Columbus would received $1 million from the Community Crossings Initiative to make improvements next year on County Road 400N, 13th Street, a portion of Central Avenue, Cessna Drive, Interlake and Inwood drives, in addition to Cunningham Drive.
Bartholomew County received almost $590,000 from the grant fund and plans overlay projects next year, including work at Southern Crossing on County Roads 400S and 450S.
Hope will receive almost $184,000 for road work there.