May 15, 2021


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State greenlights $48 million in transportation infrastructure projects

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The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Funding Authority on Wednesday permitted far more than $48 million for 116 new multi-modal transportation infrastructure jobs in 45 counties, which include a dozen in Allegheny, Armstrong and Westmoreland counties.

The authority authorized two Alle-Kiski Valley initiatives, such as a $200,000 Rankin Road revitalization task in Arnold and $375,000 for the Entire Avenue project in New Kensington. Also permitted was a $335,000 joint challenge concerning Kittanning and West Kittanning in Armstrong County.

Regional jobs in the three counties snared additional than $4.6 million.

In Allegheny County, they ranged from $750,000 for a pedestrian/bicycle bridge in Pittsburgh’s Larimer neighborhood to $100,149 for a visitors project on East Carson Avenue in the South Facet. Other Pittsburgh tasks permitted by the authority include $526,596 for New Granada Sq. in the Hill District $500,000 for the Davis Avenue pedestrian bridge above Woods Run $504,736 for the Lexington Public Park improvement challenge in Stage Breeze North $300,000 for the Irvine Avenue sidewalk task in Hazelwood $300,000 for the Penn Circle 2-way conversion task in East Liberty and $553,392 for the Allegheny Circle Streetscape job on the North Side. A further $250,000 was accredited for the Churchill Valley Greenway challenge, which is at the web-site of the previous Churchill Valley Country Club in Churchill and Penn Hills.

The state program money transportation assignments, like roadways, strolling and bike trails, rail, site visitors protection, general public transportation, and air transportation.

“Investing in these important improvements now will make the life of our 12.8 million residents—and visitors—easier for yrs to arrive,” explained Gov. Tom Wolf. “Pennsylvania is large, various, and well traversed, and bettering our roadways, bridges, and other infrastructure will ensure smoother, safer, and a lot more obtainable transportation selections for all who journey in just our commonwealth.”

A finish listing of Commonwealth Funding Authority undertaking approvals is out there on-line at the Pennsylvania Division of Group and Financial Progress.

Deb Erdley is a Tribune-Assessment staff members writer. You can make contact with Deb at 724-850-1209, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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