It was recently announced that Bartow County has been awarded six grants from the federal government to improve transportation under the Bipartisan infrastructure law, according to an article published in the Rome News-Tribune.

In total Bartow County will be granted 18.7 million dollars for six different projects around the county. The single largest grant is for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

These were infrastructure grants for Lake Allatoona which allotted $13,520,000 for its inland flood risk management program, with an additional $446,000 for operations and maintenance.

The next largest grant that was for maintenance and construction improvements on Georgia 20 from I-75 to the Cherokee County line. This awarded grant for this project totaled $3,388,739.00.

The other grants that were awarded to Bartow County include:

-$630,000 for preliminary engineering to improve Georgia 61 where it crosses Pine Log Creek and Sugar Hill Creek.

-$280,000 for preliminary engineering to improve the intersection of Georgia 61 at Cass-White Road.

-$222,349 to relocate a part of Old Alabama Road from Georgia 113 to Paga Mine Road in Emerson.

-$295,000 that will be used for improvements to the Cartersville Airport.