Pennsylvania – The Multimodal Transportation Fund is distributing $49.6 million to fund 58 transportation infrastructure projects in 37 Pennsylvania counties. Approved projects were selected based on safety benefits, regional economic conditions, technical and financial feasibility, job creation, energy efficiency and operational sustainability.
The largest projects approved this year include:
- $3 million to South Hanover to reconnect Hayshed and Red Top Roads. The projects will reduce accidents, provide a safer route for emergency vehicles, expand the multimodal trail system and provide connectivity to a key roadway.
- $3 million to Philadelphia to convert interim traffic solutions to permanent improvements in a Slow Zone in North Philadelphia.
- $400,000 to acquire the land needed to extend the Schuylkill Banks trail. The improvement will improve safety and create a more reliable transportation system for residents.
- $300,000 to install a new bulkhead at the Old Yankee Terminal site to improve the dock’s efficiency for handling sand and aggregate cargoes needed for construction projects.
- $2.2 million to improve the long-term operation of roadways and further facilitate safe transportation.
- $2 million to extend roadways, improving safety and providing additional truck access in an industrial zone.
- $1.8 million for transportation improvements to an industrial park, including intersection signals, turning lanes, internal roadways, an access road, road widening and a bus transit shelter.
- $1.79 million to the city of Pittsburgh to redesign and improve safety at a bridge intersection.
- $1.5 million to Milford Township to replace two timber bridges with concrete box culverts. The bridges are on the only access road leading to 30 homes, farms and a trucking company.
- $1.39 million to replace a temporary bridge in Clifton Township.