Nemaha Co awarded funding for road signage

(KMZA)-- Nemaha County is among 10 rural Kansas counties awarded more than $6 million in federal funding to improve the safety and efficiency of roads and local roadways.

Governor Laura Kelly, in a release Monday, announced the funding through the Kansas High Risk Rural Roads Program.

Nemaha County was awarded $340,000 to replace road signs in the northern half of county.  

The project isn't slated until 2024.

More than 40 applications were received seeking $21 million in federal funds.  

Funding through the program covers 90 to 100 percent of the total project cost with the counties making up the difference if required.

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