ICYMI: Rep. Fleischmann Joins Mayor Tim Kelly, EPB, UTC, United Way to Highlight Federal Funding for Chattanooga Projects

Chattanooga, TN – Earlier this week, on Monday, March 25, Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03), hosted a press conference with Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly and joined by EPB CEO David Wade, UTC Chancellor Steve Angle and officials from the United Way and Chattanooga Police Department to celebrate Chattanooga’s community project funding secured by Chairman Fleischmann in the recent federal appropriations process. 

Mayor Kelly and the other leaders praised Rep. Fleischmann for delivering:

  • $6.4 million for the Alton Park connector trail on the Southside.
  • $5 million for widening of Cummings Highway in Lookout Valley.
  • $4 million for EPB quantum projects.
  • $3.5 million for the UTC Quantum Center.
  • $3.5 million for Broad Street redesign.
  • $2.4 million for UTC Mobility Ecosystems project.
  • $1.5 million for 2-1-1 expansion by United Way of Greater Chattanooga.
  • $850,000 for Chattanooga Police Department technology upgrades.

“As Chattanooga’s Congressman, I’ve vowed to listen to my constituents and fight for what’s best for Chattanooga and East Tennessee in Congress. These investments in our local economy, police force, and city infrastructure will make Chattanooga an even better place to live, work, and raise a family,” said Rep. Fleischmann. “I’m thankful for leaders such as Mayor Kelly and outstanding community groups like United Way, EPB, and UTC for working with me to bring these investments to Chattanooga.”  

“These are significant investments that will inject new life into our infrastructure, build up our outdoors assets, spur economic development, and upgrade public safety,” said Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly. “I want to thank Congressman Fleischmann for delivering these investments and for his partnership with the city and key community partners like UTC, EPB, and the United Way.”

To access the graphics about the projects shown at Monday’s press conference,

To read more about the purpose of the community projects funded thanks to Chairman Fleischmann, read the letters he sent making the requests


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