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ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County celebrates a significant milestone as Congressman Hank Johnson delivers over $15 million in Community Project Funding to Georgia’s 4th District, which includes Rockdale County. Signed into law by President Joe Biden, this funding represents a crucial investment in addressing our community’s pressing needs and advancing key infrastructure projects.

“Rockdale County expresses profound gratitude to Congressman Johnson for working with us to secure funding for these critical infrastructural projects, said Rockdale County Chairman Oz Nesbitt. “This funding is not just a financial boost — it’s a vote of confidence in our community, our plans, and our citizens. It represents a pivotal moment to help us make significant improvements vital to the quality of life for the citizens of Rockdale County.”

The allocated funding encompasses diverse projects to bolster Rockdale County’s infrastructure and improve essential services for its residents. Some highlights include:

  • Almand Branch Wastewater Treatment Project: $959,752 to enhance wastewater treatment capabilities, ensuring a cleaner and healthier environment for Rockdale County.
  • Honey and Scott Creek Pump Stations and Force Mains Project: $959,752 dedicated to upgrading pump stations and force mains, enhancing the efficiency and reliability of the county’s water infrastructure.
  • River Street Water and Sewer Improvements: $959,752 has been allocated for essential water and sewer system upgrades, which will improve public health and safety.
  • Salem Lake Pump Station Replacement Project: $959,752 was designated to replace the Salem Lake Pump Station, bolstering the resilience and reliability of the county’s water infrastructure.

These projects, among others, will play a vital role in addressing critical infrastructure needs, promoting economic growth, and enhancing the overall well-being of Rockdale County residents.

Rockdale County is grateful to Congressman Johnson for his dedication and advocacy in securing funding for these essential projects, underscoring a shared commitment to building a stronger, more resilient community.

For more information about these projects and their impact on Rockdale County, please visit Congressman Johnson’s website here.