Commerce RI approves $1M in grant awards for streetscape improvements

PROVIDENCE WAS ONE of nine cities and towns to receive a state grant to improve its streetscapes. Among the projects Providence will complete using the $189,145 it received will be to extend decorative lighting along Westminster St., as shown above. /PBN PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD
PROVIDENCE WAS ONE of nine cities and towns to receive a state grant to improve its streetscapes. Among the projects Providence will complete using the $189,145 it received will be to extend decorative lighting along Westminster St., as shown above. /PBN PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD
PROVIDENCE – Nine Rhode Island cities and towns will receive state grants to improve their streetscapes, including new wayfinding signs, upgraded building facades and enhanced lighting and sidewalks. The Main Street Rhode Island Streetscape Improvement Fund, in its second year of grants, awarded a total of $1 million, according to state officials. The awards were…

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