LAKELAND, Fla. – Nearly $150 million was awarded to some Florida communities to help make more resilient infrastructures.
Two local communities, DeSoto County and the City of Arcadia, will receive a portion of the award, according to Governor Ron DeSantis.
The City of Arcadia will receive $4,823,579 to widen a stormwater tributary to provide additional storage to control flood volume. The governor’s office also confirmed DeSoto County will receive a total of $7,030, 587. This will go towards replacing a decaying drain system infrastructure and repairing a bridge used as an evacuation...