Welcome Visitor
Sun, Sep 21, 2014
86 members currently online.

Blunt applauds DOT grant for expansion of Gateway Arch grounds in St. Louis
Blunt applauds DOT grant for expansion of Gateway Arch grounds in St. Louis

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 12, 2011) — U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt issued the following statement today applauding the $20 million TIGER III grant awarded<http://grants.ost.dot.gov/public/ViewMessage.cfm?MsgID=8ea02qzpl8>; by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to the CityArchRiver 2015 initiative:

“As we prepare to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and Gateway Arch in 2015, I’m very pleased that DOT awarded this grant to the CityArchRiver 2015 initiative, which is truly a public-private partnership of national significance.

“This grant will help fund infrastructure projects that will facilitate more visitors and greater access to the Gateway Arch Grounds, which is critically important as we work to spur economic opportunity and attract new visitors each year.”

The CityArchRiver 2015 initiative was formed to launch a worldwide design competition to expand and improve the Gateway Arch Grounds in St. Louis, Mo. To read the letter from Senator Blunt and his congressional colleagues in support of this grant, please click here<http://blunt.senate.gov/public/_cache/files/7f434aaa-a3b7-49b1-85fb-a908c9cb8c3f/12-1-11%20Arch-TIGER%20support%20letter.pdf>;.

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt serves as a member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations as well as the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. He currently serves as Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies and also serves as co-chair of the Missouri River Working Group along with U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill of Missouri and John Hoeven and Kent Conrad of North Dakota.

Click here to follow the Pulaski County Daily News on Twitter
Click here to follow the Pulaski County Daily News on Facebook

Click here for comments and local opinion


Printer-friendly format




Do you know someone else who would like to see this?
Your Email:
Their Email:
Comment:
(Will be included with e-mail)
Secret Code

In the box below, enter the Secret Code exactly as it appears above *


 


Most-viewed
recent articles

Pulaski County Primary Election Results Aug. 5, 2014 (6973 Views)
Candidate court records range from mundane tickets to detailed restraining orders (3132 Views)
Richland woman among dozen nabbed in Laclede County drug busts (1020 Views)
Crocker school cuts ribbon Saturday on FEMA storm shelter (861 Views)
Polls close in about an hour for the Pulaski County primary election (839 Views)
Blunt applauds Meriam Ibrahim’s release from Sudanese prison (827 Views)
2014-08-02 Agendas for meetings (802 Views)
Blunt glad Supreme Court restricted EPA's greenhouse gas rules (759 Views)
Becky Archibald, Deven Dehnel on Troy University provost's list; Archibald graduates (749 Views)
Dewana "Dee" Norris Bivens (Sept. 11, 1942 - June 20, 2014), 71, of Richland (722 Views)