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West Plains gets millions in federal funding to fund railroad overpass

Published: Apr. 17, 2021 at 9:23 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 17, 2021 at 9:37 PM CDT
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WEST PLAINS, Mo. (KY3) - A major road project in West Plains is one step closer to being built.

A railroad overpass on Highway 160 near Howell Creek has been in the works for years. The $9.7 million project aims to improve safety at the crossing, which is said to be the busiest in the city. More than 5,500 cars travel through it every day.

The project will get a funding boost of $2.5 million thanks to a Community Development Block Grant awarded through H-U-D.

It’s unknown when construction for the project might begin.

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