Mayor: Record $38.5 million donated to neighborhoods | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock






FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Mayor Tom Henry and the City of Fort Wayne’s Public Works Division announced the 2022 Building Plan for improving infrastructure in the neighborhood. The projects will total a record $38.5 million.

All four quadrants of the city will see improvements. This year, there will be $29.1 million for streets/roads/bridges, $6 million for sidewalks and alleys, and $3.4 million for trails. Since the 2014 construction season, the City has invested over $200 million in improving neighborhood infrastructure.

A list of projects planned for 2022 can be found here

The City released the following:

“Neighborhoods are really the backbone of our city. That is why we will be investing a record amount in public works projects this year,” said Mayor Henry. “Our proactive efforts help define our ability to be recognized as a community with a safe and efficient transportation system. Businesses and families see this as a key indicator of where they want to invest their resources. »

Neighborhood Infrastructure Highlights:
*7 concrete street repairs in 7 neighborhoods
*2 concrete arterial street rehabilitation projects
*2 new street improvement projects
*7 circulation projects
*7 sidewalk projects
*4 brick walkways
*16 concrete lane replacements
*3 major trail projects
*4 bridge projects
*22 projects in the study/design/land acquisition phase
* Approximately 40+ central miles of asphalt resurfacing

* Approximately 8 miles chip and gasket replacement

* Approximately 3 miles of asphalt overlay of chipped and sealed streets

“Investing in neighborhoods is an absolute priority. It’s critical that we make improvements that will have a lasting and meaningful impact,” said Shan Gunawardena, director of the City of Fort Wayne’s Public Works Division. “We look forward to working with our neighborhoods and the City Council as we position Fort Wayne for continued growth and success.”






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