Senator Carper to Participate in Ribbon Cutting for Rehoboth Streetscape Project on Friday

Georgetown, DE- On Friday, June 16, 2006, Senator Carper will head down to Rehoboth Beach to join other elected officials at the ribbon cutting ceremony marking the completion of the Rehoboth Streetscape project. Last August, Senator Carper announced $6.75 million in federal funding he secured through the surface transportation reauthorization bill for the Phase III-C, Infrastructure and Streetscape Improvements on Rehoboth Avenue. This money was used to complete the final phase of the project that includes the reconstruction of a street lane, new streetlights, reconnection of sewer and water lines, and improvements to sidewalks, restrooms, and the bandstand area. Friday, June 16, 2006 WHO: Senator Tom Carper Governor Ruth Ann Minner The Honorable Carolann Wicks, Dept. of Transportation Secretary The Honorable Sam Cooper, Mayor of Rehoboth Beach WHAT: Ribbon Cutting at Rehoboth Streetscape Project WHEN: Friday, June 16, 2006 11am – 12pm WHERE: Rehoboth Beach Pavilion