Talladega to receive grant, will help relieve flooding problems

The City of Talladega will receive a $362,490.00 grant fromthe Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, Community DevelopmentBlock Grant Large City Fund. Talladegawill be responsible for providing $45,000 which approximately 11% of the costof the project.

The grant will allow the city to address longstandingflooding issues in the Frazier's Farm area of the City. The project includesthe modification of ditches along Baker Street, Elbert Davis Street, MoonStreet, Lane Street, Long Street, and Frazier Street.

The budget for the project is estimated at $405,490.00 andwill benefit 79 households and 124 residents.