CHICAGO – FEMA has released $248,625 for a Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Congressional Community Project to reduce street flooding and maintain emergency access for residents near Lake St. Clair. The new storm water pump station located at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Masonic Boulevard will include the replacement of sidewalks and pavement and a new storm conveyance system designed to prevent flooding to nearby roadways.
For this project, FEMA will pay 52% of the project’s total cost of $477,214. The remaining funds will be provided by the St. Clair Shores Water and Sewer Department. These PDM grants are selected and authorized by Congress and are not dependent on disaster declarations. For more information about Hazard Mitigation Assistance grants and resources visit: Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants | FEMA.gov.
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