Federal lawmakers bet on Atlantic City with $ 10 million infrastructure boost

A $ 10 million grant goes to Atlantic City for downtown improvements as part of the Rebuilding America Infrastructure bill, federal officials said Friday.

Federal money from Atlantic City will go to the Atlantic City Corridor Revitalization and Safety Project, which includes comprehensive street improvements about 2.7 miles from Atlantic Avenue to downtown Atlantic City.

Infrastructure overhaul is planned from Albany Avenue to Maine Avenue, including lane reduction; the addition of ADA accessible sidewalks, drainage facilities, new bike paths; improve clear lines of vision; adding synchronized signage at intersections, orientation, LED street lighting and improving accessibility at transit stops, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.

The project also includes improvements to parallel arctic and pacific avenues.

The Atlantic City proposal is one of 90 projects funded in 47 states receiving a total of nearly $ 1 billion.

“We are proud to support these major projects which will improve infrastructure, strengthen supply chains, make us more secure, advance fairness and tackle climate change,” US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said in a statement. Press release.

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