City of LaSalle awarded $500,000 grant for sewer separation

LASALLE – The city of LaSalle was awarded a grant to help separate sewers on the east side of town. Monday night, Economic Development Director Katheryn Koyak says the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity awarded the city $500,000 through a Community Development Block Grant. According to City Engineer Brian Brown, the project consists of separating 45-60 acres of sanitary and storm sewers on the east end of LaSalle. The project is expected to begin in the fall, weather permitting.