Greenville Mayor On Senator Durbin’s Recent Visit

US Senator Richard Durbin on a recent visit to Greenville. (L to R): Greenville Economic Development Director Adam Stroud, Greenville Mayor Alan Gaffner, US Senator Richard Durbin, and Greenville City Manager Dave Willey

Greenville officials were pleased when U.S. Senator Richard Durbin made a visit Monday, July 20.

They took Durbin to the Wolf Industrial Park to show him the Route 40 overpass, which was completed using federal funds, secured with the help of Durbin. The senator also saw the adjacent Kelsey Industrial Park and Greenville officials told him about the need for additional money to construct roads, and water and sewer lines.

Click below to hear Mayor Alan Gaffner talk about the importance of Senator Durbin being aware of Greenville’s needs.

Durbin said a new federal highway bill is necessary to provide funds to many communities.

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