New Industrial Park Ribbon Cutting
Earlier this week, USDA Rural Development staff joined the Kansas Department of Transportation and the City of
This project demonstrates the collaboration between federal, state and local government to benefit private-sector business and spark job creation in a regional economy where unemployment is 25-35 percent higher than the rest of the state.
Tolen Creek Industrial Park improvements were financed through a USDA Rural Development loan and grant provided through the Rural Economic Development Program (REDLG). Recovery Act Funding administered by the Kansas Department of Transportation financed the construction of highway improvements leading from Tolen Creek to US Highway 59. The City of
In addition to the permanent job creation, the infrastructure improvement projects created 41 construction jobs and increased business revenues to many local suppliers and subcontractors.