Rock County is planning to place 100 solar-powered electric vehicle charging stations using funding from the federal Infrastructure and Jobs Act passed last November.

On Thursday, the Rock County Board voted 19-1 in favor of a resolution to use the stations to promote the use of electric vehicles and shift away from gas-powered automobiles.

In an email to The Gazette, county Administrator Josh Smith said the as-yet undetermined amount of money requested will draw from the $7.5 billion allocated for highway safety and other infrastructure-related projects nationwide.

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