Grant awarded to Berrien County to fix roads and support jobs

BERRIEN COUNTY, Ind. – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Transportation have awarded two state Transportation Economic Development Fund grants to support jobs and fund road improvements in Berrien and Wayne Counties.

The grants are set to support 729 new and existing jobs in the counties.

"These grants will help us put Michiganders first and demonstrate our ongoing collaborative efforts around economic development and infrastructure here in Michigan," said Governor Whitmer. "We will continue to stay laser-focused on growing our economy, creating good jobs for Michiganders, and ensuring safe roads for drivers in every community."   

Funding for Berrien County will specifically go to the City of St. Joseph, supporting a reconstruction project on Upton Drive, the main access route to the Whirlpool Laundry and Dishwasher Technical Center.

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