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Over $1M approved for Lytle Tunnel repairs

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

State Rep. Dale Mallory announced the approval of $1,082,771 for additional resources needed to repair the Lytle Tunnel on I-71 in Cincinnati.

"This major and much-needed renovation will modernize Ohio's longest tunnel," Rep. Mallory said. "Starting next year, Lytle Tunnel is scheduled for a two-phased project that will bring it up to current structural standards and increase its efficiency."

Planning for rehabilitation of the Lytle Tunnel was initiated in 2007, based on outdated lighting and ventilation systems. An initial assessment of tunnel identified additional needed repairs for the 44 year old bridge. The assessment found that lighting, mechanical systems, ventilation fans and capacity, electrical systems and other structural elements were also in need of repair.

Rep. Mallory also announced $100,000 for renovation projects at the Children's Home of Cincinnati. Project funds will go toward renovating an existing pre-adolescent partial hospitalization facility, including the installation of energy-efficient solar panels.

The Children's Home of Cincinnati is a private, nonprofit organization that provides services for vulnerable children and families. The home offers special education services and mental health treatment to help children overcome social, behavioral and learning challenges.

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