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Ron Batory
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The head of the Federal Railroad Administration took to a train ride to Uptown Station to see the facility that's getting $13 million for an underpass.

Underpass location
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Normal Public Works Director Wayne Aldrich said there is still a long complex road ahead before an underpass could connect Uptown and Uptown South.

Rodney Davis and Dan Brady
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The Town of Normal’s original grant application for the Uptown underpass included a long list of benefits—including enhanced safety for pedestrians, cyclists, and even children’s museum visitors—and also a willingness to put millions in local funding toward the project.

Town of Normal / File Image from 2017

The Town of Normal will receive a $13 million federal grant toward construction of its long-planned Uptown underpass, officials announced Wednesday.