Deasy brings home $539,000 for local sidewalk improvements

PITTSBURGH, March 26 – State Rep. Dan Deasy, D-Allegheny, announced today that a total of $539,000 in state grant funding was secured for sidewalk improvement projects in Green Tree Borough, Scott Township and Thornburg Borough.

“Sidewalks are essential infrastructure that connect communities and promote physical activity,” Deasy said. “The new grants will help to improve safety and accessibility so that residents can navigate their neighborhoods with ease.”

The grants come from the Department of Community and Economic Development’s Multimodal Transportation Fund, which may be used for the development, rehabilitation and enhancement of transportation assets in the state.

The funding is allocated to the following projects:

  • $247,800 for sidewalk improvements along Greentree Road (State Route 121) in Green Tree Borough.
  • $127,764 for sidewalk improvements along Bower Hill Road in Scott Township.
  • $163,463 for sidewalk installation along Hamilton Road between Smith College Lane and Darmouth Hill Road in Thornburg Borough.

The Commonwealth Financing Authority approved the grants. The authority was established in 2004 as an independent agency of DCED to administer Pennsylvania’s economic development programs.


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