OPWC'S PUBLIC WORKS INTEGRATING COMMITTEE AWARDS OVER $23 MILLION TO 11 PROJECTS
DECEMBER 18, 2014
The Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC)'s Public Works Integrating Committee (PWIC) has awarded over $23 million to 11 District 3/Franklin County projects through the State Capital Improvements Program (SCIP) and the Local Transportation Improvements Program (LTIP) for Program Year 29 (2015).
The SCIP and the LTIP made approximately $23 million in loans and grants available to District 3/Franklin County projects. The SCIP and LTIP provide financial assistance to local communities for the improvement of their basic infrastructure systems. Eligible projects include improvements to roads, bridges, culverts, water supply systems, wastewater systems, storm water collection systems, and solid waste disposal facilities. County, city, village, township and other infrastructure districts located in Franklin County were eligible to apply.
“We were very pleased to be able to award funding to these 11 infrastructure projects representing governments throughout Franklin County,” stated Dean Ringle, Chair of the District 3 PWIC. “Even though there weren’t enough dollars to fund all the worthy projects submitted, the ones that received funding will make a positive improvement in the Central Ohio area.”
MORPC provides administrative support for District 3 of the OPWC including Processing and reviewing project grant and loan requests from local governments. After evaluating and scoring the projects, MORPC and PWIC submit a list of projects to the OPWC. Final project approval is given by the OPWC. To see a list of projects view our press release.