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Lower Gwynedd Township

According to Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Governor Tom Wolf’s office, Lower Gwynedd Township has been awarded $1,000,000 in grant funds for roadway and pedestrian improvements.

In the October 2nd press release, Governor Tom Wolf states: “With these resources, we can improve transportation connections down to the local level and make a big difference for communities,”…”These investments reflect our commitment to all modes of transportation, both statewide and locally.”

The Lower Gwynedd Township funds are slated for a roadway widening project, which includes numerous pedestrian upgrades and traffic signal improvements, that will improve efficiency and safety at the Bethlehem Pike, Norristown Road, and Sumneytown Pike intersection.

Overall all, this round of Multimodal Transportation Fund awards, totaled more than $49 million and will be distributed in 42 township/borough locations throughout Pennsylvania – including $3,000,000 allocated to nearby Horsham Township.

Additionally, PennDOT is currently accepting applications for the next round of funding for grants. Those applications are due by November 15, 2018. Click here for additional information on the Multimodal Transportation Fund grant program. 

Applications are evaluated and selected based on the following criteria: upgraded energy efficiencies (LED lighting), job creation, safety benefits, economic conditions and financial feasibility.

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