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Grants Awarded for Cities in Gibson County

By WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Transportation announced Wednesday three grants for Humboldt, Milan and Trenton for use in downtown improvement projects.

Humboldt's share, totaling $396,248 is for decorative pedestrian lighting and stamped concrete driveways.

Milan's portion totals $392,052 will be used on front street for new lighting, sidewalks, and accessible crosswalks, and new landscaping.

And Trenton's share, totaling $525,469 will use the money for a downtown historical connection project with sidewalks, crosswalks and new signs.

Leaders said the grants are designed to enhance economic development.