Groundbreaking held for portion of project built under TIGER grant

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A federal grant will help provide new roadways for Birmingham residents.

A groundbreaking was held Monday for the Jones Valley portion of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant, otherwise known as the TIGER discretionary grant.

The U.S. Department of Transportation is providing the funding for the project.

Mayor William Bell says the TIGER grant will help in continuing community growth in Birmingham.

Copyright 2013 WIAT-TV CBS 42

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