HomeLocalDade County will receive over $600,000 to upgrade 8,000 feet of water main lines in the Industrial Park and GA Highway 299Dade County will receive over $600,000 to upgrade 8,000 feet of water main lines in the Industrial Park and GA Highway 299Mon, October 2, 2023SHARE NOW Senator Reverend Warnock Announces $2.7 Million Federal Investments for Infrastructure Upgrades in North GeorgiaDade County will receive over $600,000 to upgrade 8,000 feet of water main linesCity of Jasper set to receive $1,000,000 for improvements to Perrow Park City of Rockmart will receive $1,000,000 for renovations to the Rockmart TheatreInvestments made possible by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Appalachian Regional CommissionWashington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock (D-GA) announced a new set of federal investments totaling $1.6 million for Dade County and the City of Jasper made possible by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC).In Dade County, the $618,250 investment will go towards a two-part project that includes installation of 8,000 feet of new water main upgrades along Vanguard Industrial Road and State Route (SR) 299 near Trenton, GA. This water distribution system services residential and commercial customers and a medical facility. The project will improve service for 139 businesses, 1,409 households and increase the water capacity at Trenton-Dade Industrial Park, building capacity for new businesses to locate there.“When Georgians sent me to the U.S. Senate, they sent me to serve all Georgians in every corner of the state, which is why I am thrilled to see these federal funds help upgrade the infrastructure of our vital North Georgia communities,” said Senator Reverend Warnock. “North Georgia is experiencing an infrastructure revolution thanks to the continuing benefits of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, and I will continue working to see these investments through.” The Appalachian Regional Commission is an economic development agency of the federal government and 13 state governments focusing on 423 counties across the Appalachian region. ARC’s mission is to innovate, partner, and invest to build community capacity, strengthen economic growth in Appalachia, and help the region achieve socioeconomic parity with the nation.