City Beat: 2016-2020 CIP released

Staff Report

The City of Rockford Thursday released its 2016-2020 Capital Improvement Program, approved by the city council March 7.

The plan, a detailed breakdown of infrastructure projects ready to move forward following the recertification of the 1 percent sales tax, lays out over $140 million in improvements set to begin this year.

Included are:

  • $28 million in neighborhood street repairs
  • $34 million in repairs to the City’s arterial and collector street network
  • $9 million to rehabilitate or replace aging bridges
  • $9 million in improvements to the City’s stormwater system
  • $4.5 million to repair or install pedestrian accommodations
  • $38 million in improvements to the City’s water infrastructure

To date, the sales tax has provided over $124 million since 2007 for improvements in Rockford.

Read the full CIP below or visit for more details.

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