Tappahannock Gets RAISE Federal Grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation awards a $1.5 million Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity grant to the Town of Tappahannock. Officials say the grant will be used for planning activities to conduct a multimodal assessment and develop a master plan, proposing projects and cost estimates for future development within the town and in Essex County. Tappahannock is the only small and rural community in Virginia to receive funding from the program.