Blackfoot, Idaho receives $612,485 in grant funds for road, safety improvement projects

The city of Blackfoot will be able to complete two more road and safety improvement projects this year thanks to $612,485 in grant funds.

Treasurer Holly Powell said they applied for the funding through Idaho’s Local Highway Technical Assistance Council. They were awarded $171,000 as part of a Children Pedestrian Safety Program and $441,485 as part of a Local Strategic Initiatives Program.