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Rock Cut State Park to receive $900,000 in grant money


LOVES PARK (WREX) — Rock Cut State Park is set to receive nearly $1 million in grant funding.

The $900,000 grant money will be used for a variety of infrastructure improvements, including water, sewer, road and/or trail rehabilitation and infrastructure at the park.

The grant is funded from the Build Illinois Bond Fund and through the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

The grant was secured by Rep. John Cabello (R-68th District).

State officials are reaching out to Rock Cut State Park’s Site Superintendent Brad Brown to finalize the formal process of awarding the grant so that funds can be disbursed in the near future, Rep. Cabello confirmed today on his last day in office.

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