Fehr Graham secures $600k in grant funding for Fox Valley Park District
Fehr Graham, a leading engineering and environmental firm, helped secure $600,000 in grant funding for the Fox Valley Park District. The funding is part of nearly $55 million allocated in state grants awarded to 111 park projects in Illinois to help communities acquire land and develop recreational opportunities. For the second consecutive year, Go...
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Fehr Graham helps clients secure lead service line inventory grants
Fehr Graham, a leading engineering and environmental firm, helped four clients secure funding in the latest round of grants aimed to address Lead Service Line Replacement and Notification Act (LSLRN) requirements in Illinois. Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Director John Kim announced the recipients with awards ranging from $20,000 t...
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Fehr Graham secures $2.8 million grant for Decatur Park District
Fehr Graham, a leading engineering and environmental firm, secured $2.8 million in grant funding for the Decatur Park District. The funding is part of more than $28 million allocated by Gov. JB Pritzker to Illinois local governments for enhancing public recreational facilities. The funding comes from the Park and Recreational Facility Construction ...
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Transforming history: Pillsbury Plant gets new life
Fehr Graham is helping clean up one of the largest brownfield sites in central Illinois. The project made national news when The Associated Press explored the unique project spearheaded by Moving Pillsbury Forward, a nonprofit group dedicated to "community redevelopment to eliminate and prevent blight in and around the former Pillsbury Mills site."...
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Fehr Graham helps two clients secure federal transportation safety grants
Fehr Graham, a leading engineering and environmental firm, has successfully helped two clients secure federal grants, enhancing roadway safety. The U.S. Department of Transportation is allocating $813 million in funding through President Joe Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, designated for 385 Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) grants. The ...
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Fehr Graham helps two park districts secure grant funding for recreational trails
Fehr Graham, a leading engineering and environmental firm, has secured $200,000 each for two park districts to enhance recreational trails through the federal Recreational Trails Program administered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The state awarded the Freeport Park District $200,000 to improve the Jane Addams Trail, which w...
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Fehr Graham secures over $159K in grants for Freeport Park District’s snowmobile trails
Fehr Graham, a leading engineering and environmental firm, helped secure two snowmobile trail grants totaling $159,150 for the Freeport Park District. The grants, awarded under the Illinois Snowmobile Grant (SNOW) program and the Snowmobile Trail Establishment Fund (STEF), are part of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources allocation of ...
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Fehr Graham helps Freeport Park District secure grant for bike path
Fehr Graham helped the Freeport Park District secure a $200,000 grant to create an expansive bike path at Krape Park. This is one of 13 community projects getting money from a pool of $2,161,000 in Illinois Bicycle Path Grant Program funding to help communities develop and improve 13 local bike paths across Illinois. Bicycle path projects are excel...
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Morrison secures $1.27 million grant to enhance infrastructure
Fehr Graham helped the City of Morrison secure a $1,271,782 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) aimed at bolstering public Infrastructure. Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Housing and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced the selection of 54 projects to receive a collective sum of $56.9 million. Morrison City Administrator Brian...
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Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County breaks ground
The official groundbreaking for Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County (MHLC) was held July 15 in Darlington, Wisconsin. Construction for the $64.8 million hospital and clinic building will start later this month. Fehr Graham helped with site design, landscaping, funding and environmental services. The new hospital will feature a new emergency depar...
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Fehr Graham gets clients millions in brownfield cleanup grants
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced more than $315 million from President Joe Biden's Investing in America Agenda to expedite brownfield assessment and cleanup projects. Fehr Graham helped clients secure more than $5 million, including Illinois' largest cleanup grant. The EPA selected 262 communities to receive 267 grants that ...
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Fehr Graham helps Rockford secure fifth round of lead service line replacement funds
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Director John J. Kim announced the City of Rockford, Illinois, secured an additional $4 million in funding to replace lead service lines. This is the fifth round of principal forgiveness funding Fehr Graham has helped secure for the City. The firm has helped secure $16 million used to replace more...
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Construction starts for Rockford’s Davis Park project
Construction started this week on Phase I of the Davis Park project. The project is reimagining Rockford's downtown. We are partnering with SmithGroup on the project, which includes a multiuse trail, restrooms, a sunning beach, rain garden filter, skate park, splash pad, play areas, wetlands and more. Fehr Graham helped secure a $500,000 funding gr...
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Dixon’s Viaduct Point pathway expansion advances with groundbreaking
The City of Dixon's held a groundbreaking April 27 to mark the start of Phase III of its Riverfront Development Master Plan Viaduct Point pathway expansion project. The event was held at the former Dixon Iron and Metal site, after several years of environmental cleanup along the Rock Riverfront. Fehr Graham helped secure grant funding for the proje...
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Rockford to receive $500,000 Tourism Attractions and Festivals Grant
Fehr Graham helped the City of Rockford secure $500,000 in funding from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Tourism Attractions and Festivals Grant Program. This grant is part of a $22.5 million investment into almost 90 local tourism festivals and attractions across Illinois. Gov. JB Pritzker announced the awards th...
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Fehr Graham helps clients secure Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program grants
Fehr Graham helped three clients secure funding through the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP). Decatur Park District, Oregon Park District and the City of Dixon will receive grants to expand recreational paths and enhance the quality of life in each respective community. Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Transportatio...
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Fehr Graham client Moving Pillsbury Forward makes national news
Fehr Graham is helping clean up one of the largest brownfield sites in central Illinois. The project recently made national news when an early image of the Pillsbury Doughboy was discovered on a control panel at the abandoned Springfield, Illinois, plant. Check out this State-Journal Register story in USA Today, where Chris Richmond, Moving Pillsbu...
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Building Buckley: Small town secures funding to overcome unsewered status
Sewage overflow in Buckley, Illinois, residents' yards will soon be a thing of the past. Fehr Graham helped the 600-person community 38 miles north of Champaign secure a $5 million grant from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to end its unsewered status and build a sanitary sewer system. Grant funding of more than $21 million will ...
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Second round of lead service line funding announced
Communities working to identify lead service lines and develop an inventory have a second opportunity to secure funding. Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Director John J. Kim announced additional funding to help meet requirements outlined in the Lead Service Line Replacement and Notification Act (LSLRN) is available. The Lead Service ...
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Fehr Graham helps clients secure funding for parks and recreation projects
Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced nearly $60 million in state grants awarded to 118 park projects throughout Illinois. Funding will help communities acquire land and develop park amenities. Fehr Graham helped Fox Valley Park District in Aurora and Community Park in Davis Junction secure $600,000 each ...
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