The State Controlling Board has approved the release of $2.3 million to the city of Hillsboro for roadwork improvements in support of the Marshall’s project and Roberts Lane extension, State Representative Shane Wilkin announced Monday.
Wilkin (R-Hillsboro), a member of the State Controlling Board, said the roadwork development grant will benefit the area.
“I appreciate the Ohio Department of Development’s support for this project, which is important to our community,” he said.
The roadwork will consist of the extension of Roberts Lane to connect Fenner Avenue, State Route 73, Te Mar Way and Fairground Road. The project will support additional development in Hillsboro.

State Representative Shane Wilkin is serving his second term in the Ohio House of Representatives after being appointed during the 132nd General Assembly. He represents the 91st Ohio House District, serving residents of Clinton, Highland and Pike counties, as well as residents in a portion of Ross County.