Governor Wolf announces more than $ 48 million for infrastructure improvements across Pennsylvania
Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of 116 new projects through the Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF), improving Pennsylvania’s transportation infrastructure and ensuring safer and more reliable transportation accommodation throughout the world. Commonwealth. The projects total more than $ 48 million in funding.
âInvesting in these essential improvements now will make the lives of our 12.8 million residents – and visitors – easier for years to come,â Governor Wolf said. âPennsylvania is vast, diverse and well traversed, and improving our roads, bridges and other infrastructure will ensure smoother, safer and more accessible transportation options for all who travel in our Commonwealth.â
The 116 approved MTF projects are located in 45 counties: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Carbon, Center, Chester, Clarion, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Fayette, Franklin , Fulton, Indiana, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Philadelphia, Pike, Somerset, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Washington, Westmoreland and York .
A full list of Multimodal Transport Fund projects approved at today’s CFA meeting can be found here highlighted in yellow.
The MTF was created by Law 89 of 2013 to ensure the availability of safe and reliable transportation access in communities across the Commonwealth. The program funds several types of improvement projects, including roads, hiking and biking trails, rail, road safety, public transit, and air transportation. With nearly $ 500 billion in goods and services passing through Pennsylvania each year, modern and reliable infrastructure is vital to promoting economic development across the Commonwealth while improving conditions for residents and visitors.
Note that the CFA MTF program is separate from the multimodal program administered by PennDOT. Information on the PennDOT program can be found on the PennDOT website.
For more information on the Commonwealth Financing Authority or DCED, visit dced.pa.gov.