Grant approved to fund road construction for medical campus

September 3, 2016

The Corbin City Commission approved the contract for a $583,000 grant to fund construction of the road and utility access to the planned Grace Community Health medical campus on the Corbin bypass.

At a special called meeting Friday morning, the commissioners unanimously approved a resolution for the grant and authorizing Mayor Willard McBurney to sign any and all documents related to the grant that comes through the Kentucky Department for Local Government.

Corbin Economic Development Director Bruce Carpenter said this is part of the process to move forward with the $30 million project that has been in the works since October 2014.

The grant was awarded in September.  Carpenter said no matching funds are required.

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