Gov. Walz stopped in Duluth to highlight 2024 Infrastructure Plan

State funding helps WLSSD with critical repairs

Gov. Tim Walz stopped in Duluth to tour WLSSD and highlight 2024 Infrastructure Plan.

Gov. Tim Walz made a stop in Duluth on Tuesday to highlight his 2024 Infrastructure Plan.

The governor says the plan invests more than $215 million in water and transportation infrastructure, including more than $119 million to support grants and low-interest loans to keep our water clean and replace lead pipes.

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State and city leaders gathered and toured the wastewater treatment plant in Duluth.

WLSSD has benefited from state funding to complete critical repairs and start innovative energy projects.

Walz got to see some of the equipment and hear updates from leaders.

Walz’s plan also includes money for the DNR Drill Core Library in Hibbing and renovations to the armory in Hibbing as well.

While in Duluth, his schedule had listed a visit with Mayor Roger Reinert and leaders from the 148th Fighter Wing.