ProJo: Feds reject $175-million grant for 6-10 interchange project


By Patrick Anderson

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Plans to rebuild Routes 6 and 10 were dealt a setback Friday as Rhode Island’s bid for a $175-million federal grant for the project was passed over, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation said.

“The [DOT] has received notification from the federal government that Rhode Island will not be a recipient of a FASTLANE grant this year,” an email statement released late Friday afternoon said.

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