Projects Include Denton Rd Bridge Causeway Replacement, Iron Belle Trail Expansion and Milan Wastewater Treatment Plant Maintenance

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich, June 30, 2023 — State Representative Reggie Miller (D-Van Buren Township) secured state funding for 3 major infrastructure projects in her district with the passage of the FY 2023-24 budget. Wayne County will receive $10 Million for the replacement of the Denton Road Bridge Causeway in Van Buren Township. The county will receive an additional $1.8 million for the expansion of the Iron Belle Trail that runs through Van Buren Township, Belleville, and Sumpter. The City of Milan will receive $3.6 million for the city’s wastewater treatment plant. Rep. Miller issued the following statement celebrating the critical infrastructure funding coming to her district:

“Securing this funding will have a huge, multi-generational impact on the residents of my district and I’m proud that we delivered real results to these communities. I appreciate the support and coordination from Sens. Darrin Camilleri and Jeff Irwin, the House and Senate Appropriations chairs, Director of Government Relations for Wayne Co. Chris Matus, Van Buren Township Supervisor Kevin McNamara, and Milan Mayor Ed Kolar.”

After learning about the funding Van Buren Township Supervisor Kevin McNamara said “I’m so thankful for Rep. Miller securing the funding we needed to expedite the Denton Road Bridge Causeway and the Iron Belle Trail. She is the best state Rep. in Michigan.”

Milan Mayor Ed Kolar also expressed gratitude by stating “The City of Milan is extremely happy with the partnership we have formed with state Rep. Reggie Miller of the 31st House District. We are thankful for the assistance we have received for necessary wastewater facility improvements. Our concerns were heard, and our long-term vision was understood. We cannot thank Rep Miller enough for her hard work and overall compassion for our small town. We look forward to many more collaborations with Rep. Miller as we both continue to look for new ways to improve the services to our constituents.”