The City of Utica will be getting a $250,000 Capital Improvement Grant from the state to help fix some of its badly deteriorated streets.

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi says the grant is separate from the $120,095 the city was awarded earlier this year as part of the new state budget.

That money was earmarked to help repair potholes.

Utica also received over $1.3 million in Consolidated Highway Improvement Project (CHIPS) funding.

Brindisi says combined with a special winter recovery allocation, the city will see a nearly 10% increase in road and street repair funds.

“I am pleased that this grant will add to previously announced funding, and will help the city to make significant improvements to its infrastructure, and take care of the most urgently needed road projects” Brindisi said.