▶️ Jefferson County gets $200,000 grant to make sidewalks, crosswalks safer


Jefferson County is receiving $200,000 as part of a nationwide safe roads grant.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced $800 million will go toward hundreds of projects across the country. 

Seven of those grants are going to communities in Oregon. 

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The money for Jefferson County is to create a safety action plan to re-design sidewalks and crosswalks, hopefully reducing the number of accidents on the road. 

You can see where more of the money is going nationwide in the document below.


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