$128 Million Federal Stimulus Grant For San Bernadino I-215 Freeway Widening

September 29, 2009 at 10:32 am  ·  Category: Government, Macro Economics

We’ve been frugal.  Now we can get back to normal.  We might even take a trip.

Charles Ojuri, whose small construction firm received a $780,000 contract to clear trees around I-215

John Husing, an economist who closely tracks the Inland Empire region, said the $128 million federal stimulus grant could generate $380 million in local economic activity as construction workers spend on equipment, supplies and personal expenses like food and clothing.

Source: “Road Project Tests Power of Stimulus”, The Wall Street Journal, September 29, A5

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