SPRINGFIELD – With the strong support of State Senator Doris Turner, Sangamon County and Sangamon Mass Transit District will receive nearly $11 million to improve transportation as part of the historic Rebuild Illinois capital program. Senator Turner

“Infrastructure investments are vital to expanding downstate transportation needs,” said Turner (D-Springfield). “We have seen remarkable improvements through the Rebuild Illinois capital program. People rely on SMTD to get around and this funding will make it more accessible and easier for residents to get around town.”

The third round of Rebuild Illinois grants provides $113.8 million for Downstate transit providers as part of the historic Rebuild Illinois capital program. Awards are supporting projects that include the purchase of new vehicles as well as the construction of stations and maintenance facilities that improve service.

The Sangamon Mass Transit District will receive $7.97 million to expand and rehabilitate the facility and build a secondary transfer center. Sangamon County is set to receive $2.98 million for the bus barn and office.  

To find a full list of projects, visit IDOT’s website.

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