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PennDOT selects four Bucks projects for improvement funds


Gov. Tom Wolf announced last week that 43 highway, bridge, rail, and bike and pedestrian projects in 21 counties were selected for $45.9 million in funding through the Multimodal Transportation Fund.

“Transportation moves communities and economies forward,” said Wolf. “These investments will assist with overall mobility and safety in our local communities.”

Four projects in Bucks County were selected for funds by PennDOT.

Yardley Borough will recieve $312,147 to construct approximately 1,200 linear feet of concrete sidewalk along the northern side of North Main Street (SR 2071), as well as related stormwater and pedestrian facility improvements.

ELU Deluca Yardley LLC will receive $3 million to increase capacity of the Route 332 bypass and the I-295 Interchange in Lower Makefield Township. A multi-use trail will also be constructed along Stony Hill Road, completing a missing link in the local trail system.

Pennridge School District will receive $302,792 to address the transportation issues occurring at West Rockhill Elementary School. A secondary entrance will be created to alleviate the congestion that occurs along Washington Avenue.

Morrisville Borough will receive $150,000 to improve the pedestrian and traffic signals at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Trenton Avenue. This project is aimed at increasing community safety.

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