Governor presents $1.5 million for Paducah Riverfront Redevelopment Project

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear ceremonially presented $1.5 million in state funding for Paducah’s Riverfront Development Project Monday. 

Beshear’s office says the funding will help with a project phase that includes completion of a land mass in the river and construction of a gangway. It’s part of a larger plan aiming transform the riverfront with a public park and landscaping, plazas and a pavilion, parking and cultural amenities.

“The funding being presented today represents an investment in a vision,” said Beshear, who presented Paducah Mayor Gayle Kaler with a ceremonial check to the city for $1,525,000.

Local 6’s Ashley Sanchez will have more in this story tonight on Local 6 at Six. 

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