City of Bridgeport Awarded $500,000 Grant

   The City of Bridgeport has been awarded a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant from the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity. The grant was part of $14.5 million in federal funds for public infrastructure. The City of Bridgeport will use the money for sanitary sewer improvements. The Village of Willow Hill in Jasper County was awarded $144,900 to replace a lift station and upgrade the sewer laqoon.