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Quinn announces Illinois road funding

Staff report

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has announced an investment of $16.5 million for construction projects in the southern portions of the state.

The projects, which include the replacement of bridges in Massac, Alexander and Hardin counties, will be managed by the Illinois Department of Transportation.

The projects:

n Alexander County: a bridge carrying Township Road 3 over a tributary of Cooper Creek will be replaced for $230,056 by Perry County Construction Company of Herrin.

n Franklin County: Park Street in Sesser from Ill. 148 to the Perry County line, a distance of 4.6 miles, will be sealed and crushed stone shoulders added for $991,884 by Southern Illinois Asphalt Inc. of Marion.

n Hardin County: A bridge carrying Ill. 34 over a tributary of Buck Creek south of Gaskin Mine Road will be replaced for $255,237 by E.T. Simonds Construction Company of Carbondale.

n Hardin/Saline counties: Ill. 34 will be upgraded with safety improvements from south of Somerset Road in Saline County to Lavender Cemetery Road in Hardin County for $1,209,888 by Southern Illinois Asphalt Co., Inc. of Marion. The work includes shoulders, rumble strips, chevron signs, guard rail and rip rap.

n Massac County: A bridge over New Columbia Ditch about 4.3 miles north of Round Knob will be replaced for $370,928 by Perry County Construction Company of Herrin.

n Saline County: A bridge carrying Old Ill. 13 over a stream just west of Carrier Mills will be replaced for $299,999 by George E. Jones Excavating LLC of Marion.

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