Barbin announces $7.2M in state grants for area sewer work

JOHNSTOWN, Oct. 19 – State Rep. Bryan Barbin, D-Cambria/Somerset, announced today the award of $7.2 million in Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority grants and another $11.8 million in low-interest loans for ongoing area sewer improvements.

Work along Bridge Street in Moxham will receive a $4.8 million grant and a $6 million 1-percent interest loan to install new laterals to property lines.

Work along Wonder Street in Southmont will receive a $2.4 million grant and a $5.8 million 1-percent loan to install 29,000 feet of PVC sewer pipes, 188 manholes and 39,500 feet of new laterals.