Conklin announces $2M in state funding awarded to Rush Township to repair, improve roadways

STATE COLLEGE, July 17 – State Rep. Scott Conklin announced that $2 million from the state’s Multimodal Transportation Fund has been awarded to repair four roadways in Rush Township, Centre County.

Conklin, D-Centre, said the funding will be used to pave and install guiderails on Casanova Road, Casanova Spur, Chestnut Street, and McCord Road.

“We know that safe, reliable transportation is critical to connecting our communities and I fully support these vital investments to keep our roadways safe for residents and visitors alike,” said Conklin.

Act 89 of 2013 established a dedicated Multimodal Transportation Fund, which provides funding for ports and rail freight, increases aviation investments, establishes dedicated funding for bicycle and pedestrian improvements, and allows targeted funding for priority investments in any mode.

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