Franklin, Carlisle seek federal funds for major street projects

Franklin and Carlisle have submitted applications to the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission to obtain federal funding for major street projects. FILE PHOTO
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Franklin and Carlisle have submitted applications to the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission to obtain federal funding for major street projects. FILE PHOTO

Franklin and Carlisle have submitted applications to the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission to obtain federal funding for major street projects.

Franklin has submitted submit three applications for federal Fast Act funding to repave North and South Dixie Highway in 2019 and 2023. Carlisle will also be submitting similar applications to resurface Dayton-Oxford Road/Chautauqua Road.

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For 2019, Franklin is seeking a grant for the first phase of resurfacing North Dixie Highway between Kenneth Koons Boulevard to Pennyroyal Road. The estimated cost of the project is $680,000 and the estimated city share is $188,750.

For 2023, the city is seeking funding for the second phase of the North Dixie Highway resurfacing project from Pennyroyal Road to the north corporation limit, according to Barry Conway, Franklin city engineer. The estimated cost of the project is $451,400, with the local share estimated at $131,600.

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Also in funding year 2023, the city is planning to resurface South Dixie Highway between Riley Boulevard to the south corporation limit. The estimated cost of the project is $1.27 million with the local share estimated at $344,000.

In Carlisle, Village Manager Julie Duffy said the village is seeking federal funding for the resurfacing of Dayton-Oxford Road/Chautauqua Road. She said the estimated project cost is $250,120, with the village’s local share estimated at $76,124 for preliminary engineering, construction inspection and 20 percent of the construction costs.

Duffy said there is no state funding included in this project.

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