Several local cities and counties will soon get hundreds of thousands of dollars in stimulus funding to help their infrastructure.
On Friday, U.S. Congressman Ciro Rodriguez announced a total of 1.7 million dollars in grants to beef up improvements to border communities.
The City of Alpine will get more than $200,000 dollars for street improvements.
Culberson County will also get a similar amount to improve fire protection facilities, and Presidio County will get money for improvements to help the Cibolo Creek Levee and provide better drainage.