On October 2nd, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) released $5.9 million in Multimodal Transportation Fund grants for projects in Montgomery County. More than $49 million in grants from the fund were awarded state-wide for 42 highway, bridge, transit, ports and waterways and bike and pedestrian projects.
Senator Greenleaf said, “These grants are critical for local municipalities that face the tremendous financial challenge of updating repairing local infrastructure. I advocated for the approval of these grants, and I thank the Governor and PennDOT for recognizing our local needs here in Montgomery County.”
Lower Gwynedd, Horsham, and Hatfield Townships received the following grants:
- Lower Gwynedd Township — $1,026,616 for roadway widening, pedestrian upgrades, and traffic signal improvements to improve efficiency and safety at the Bethlehem Pike, Norristown Road, and Sumneytown Pike intersection.
- Horsham Township — $3,000,000 to widen Horsham Road and Limekiln Pike to provide additional capacity through the intersection and install two new traffic signals, five-foot sidewalks, ADA ramps, and a new signalized pedestrian crossing.
- Hatfield Township — $1,919,000 to realign the Cowpath Road (SR 0463) and Orvilla Road (SR 1004) intersection and install sidewalks and ADA-compliant pedestrian accommodations.