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Illinois Awards $2.6 million for Bicycle Paths

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Chicago, US – Governor Rod Blagojevich of Illinois says the state will spend more than US$2.5 million to build or make improvements to bicycle paths throughout Illinois. Blagojevich says the grants will improve the quality of life in communities and make them more attractive to visitors.

Illinois Awards $2.6 million for Bicycle Paths

Chicago, US  – Governor Rod Blagojevich of Illinois says the state will spend more than US$2.5 million to build or make improvements to bicycle paths throughout Illinois. Blagojevich says the grants will improve the quality of life in communities and make them more attractive to visitors.
 
Seven of the paths are in northern Illinois, including three in Will County, two in Cook County, one in Lake County and one in Rock Island County. One of the projects is in Champaign County in central Illinois, and four are in Madison and St. Clair Counties in southern Illinois. The largest grant of 576-thousand-600 dollars will be spent on a trail in the Metro East Park and Recreation District.

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