$30 million in Town Aid Road funding has been released by the state for municipalities. This is the second installment of Aid funding. An additional $68.9 million has also been approved to cover the costs associated with resurfacing state roadways this year. This year, it is anticipated that at least 250 two-lane miles of roads throughout the state will be repaved.
Several Greater Danbury area towns are receiving funding.
Under the Town Aid Road program, municipalities can use the funding for a variety of purposes, including construction or maintenance of highways and bridges, snow removal, the trimming and removal of trees, the installation of traffic signs and signals, and for providing and operating essential public transportation services and related facilities.
The breakdown of the Town Aid Road grants includes:
New Fairfield $276,641.12
New Milford $559,549.53