Cincinnati, Ohio – Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) Board President and Dearborn County (IN) Commissioner Kevin Lynch announced today more than $7 million will be distributed to seven transportation projects in Butler and Hamilton County.

“The funding approved by the OKI Executive Committee supports projects of vital importance to the economic health of our region. In addition, the funding will provide transportation infrastructure improvements for our community,” said Lynch.

The funds were allocated through the Surface Transportation Program (STP) for Ohio for State Fiscal Year 2016. Projects ranged from roadway resurfacing, safety improvements to replacement buses for two transit agencies in the OKI region.

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“The projects approved today play an important role in addressing traffic needs,” said OKI President Mark Policinski. “OKI continues to move on projects that provide transportation options to save citizens time and money, and more importantly, provide safety improvements for our citizens.”

OKI is a council of local governments, business organizations and community groups committed to developing collaborative strategies, plans and programs to improve the quality of life and the economic development of the Tri-State.


For additional information contact:  Lorrie Platt (513) 619 – 7670