Gov. Butch Otter awarded Bonneville County $500,000 Wednesday to fund road improvements near a planned nuclear enrichment facility west of Idaho Falls.
“This grant will support a project that will generate billions of dollars in continued economic growth to Idaho in future years,” Otter said in a news release. “Hundreds of new career-path jobs will be created at this site over the next 30 years.”
The money from the state general fund will go to build an overpass on a highway west of Idaho Falls and other improvements intended to improve safety on the roads going to the 4,000 acre Eagle Rock facility.
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