CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Getting around town will soon be a little easier.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you've been on the roads, you've seen potholes and cracks.
URBANA -- Governor Pat Quinn stopped by the area to announce millions of dollars worth of new funding as part of a program to fix roads and bring news jobs to the area.
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URBANA -- $400-million. That's how much the state has given to local road projects the past four years.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- County leaders want the state to help improve some of our most hazardous highways.
MAHOMET -- After waiting for years, Champaign County drivers will finally get a new bridge.
DECATUR -- The city council approved plans to spend more than $4
million on a project to repair the Lake Decatur dam.
DECATUR -- City council members agreed to a plan designed to save the city more than $20 million, but it will cost $17 million to put into action.
Lottery officials say the recent $336 million Powerball jackpot was responsible for raising $14.5 million for state schools and infrastructure.
Urbana is one of 13 cities in the state selected to receive Certified Local Government grants from the U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Services.