Deasy: $3.1 million in state grants to support theater recovery, sewer projects

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 19 – State Rep. Dan Deasy, D-Allegheny, announced more than $3.1 million in state grants to assist Pittsburgh Musical Theater and sewer system projects in four local communities. 

The following grants were awarded by the Commonwealth Financing Authority through three grant programs. Details of grant recipients and projects are as follows: 

PA Arts and Culture Recovery Program

  • $40,020 to the Pittsburgh Musical Theater to offset operating costs to assist in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

H20 PA Program grants

  • $2.3 million to Crafton Borough for a storm sewer separation project. 
  • $400,000 to Scott Township for the replacement of storm sewer piping along Great Oak Drive, Sturdy Oak Drive, Orchardview Drive, Shady Knoll Drive and Green Oak Drive. 

PA Small Water and Sewer program

  • $223,400 to Rosslyn Farms Borough for the installation of a new storm sewer. 
  • $200,000 to Thornburg Borough for the rehabilitation of a sanitary sewer system. 

“These dollars that come back to the community are part of local economic stimulus and recovery programs that are vital to our communities,” Deasy said. “These investments are some of the most important that we make to help local projects move forward.” 

The CFA is an independent agency of the Department of Community and Economic Development, established in 2004 to administer Pennsylvania’s economic stimulus packages.