Governor of Maryland, Larry Hogan, has announced state funding for Lower Eastern Shore initiatives at a press conference at the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce in Wicomico County.
The governor was joined by Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver, Salisbury Mayor Jacob Day, and state and county officials for the funding announcement, which includes $1 million for Salisbury’s Downtown Revitalization Plan, as well as nearly $29 million for projects across Wicomico, Somerset and Worcester Counties.
The governor also announced an additional $29 million in his FY 2018 Capital Budget for projects across the Lower Eastern Shore, including nearly $13 million for projects in Wicomico County, nearly $12 million for projects in Somerset County and more than $3 million for projects in Worcester County. These investments also include funding for Ocean City Beach Replenishment and Hurricane Protection.
Governor Hogan also announced that the state will invest nearly $368 million for Lower Eastern Shore transportation projects.