Butterfield Praises Inclusion of NC-01 Projects in INVEST in America Act

Jun 10, 2021
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – TodayCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released a statement praising the inclusion of five Member Designated Project requests that will benefit the First Congressional District of North Carolina in the INVEST in America Act, which passed out of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure this morning: 

Aging infrastructure is in dire need of improvement. Communities across America  have been neglected for far too long and in need of funding for projects that will bring about economic revitalizationespecially here in North Carolina.  I am happy to see that the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure included nearly $20 million in funding for five projects in my district.” said Congressman Butterfield.  Projects like the ones in my district will benefit our communities and help revitalize and strengthen our local economies The INVEST in America Act will target investments to create more connected communities and improve the lives of North Carolinians and Americans alike. 

The following projects, their locations, and requested amounts included in the bill are as follows: 

Project Name 

City 

Amount Granted 

Downtown Pedestrian Bridge 

Rocky Mount 

$4,000,000 

Greenville Bridge Repair and Replacement 

Greenville 

$2,851,200 

Pender Street Pedestrian Improvement, Infrastructure Repair, and Resurfacing 

Wilson 

$8,400,000 

RIDE - Rural Microtransit 

Wilson 

$2,000,000 

South Tar River Greenway 

Greenville 

$1,775,000 

TOTAL: 

$19,026,200 

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