Davis, Galloway: $686K awarded to modernize Bristol Twp. traffic signals
BRISTOL TOWNSHIP, July 8 – Three grants from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation were awarded to Bristol Township to improve traffic signals at intersections in need of improvement, state Reps. Tina Davis and John Galloway announced today.
The grants – awarded under PennDOT’s Green Light-Go Program – will fund important safety-related upgrades to traffic signaling at these locations and help improve safety in the area.
- New Rodgers Road at Otter Street: Railroad preemption upgrade modernization, $106,282.
- New Falls Road: Signal upgrade, modernization upgrades, $331,702.
- Bristol Township locations: Detection upgrades, $247,544.
“Modernizing improvements are thanks to the state reinvesting here in our districts,” said Davis, D-Bucks. “State funding helps offset the local costs in making our streets safer, and the project will save lives.”
“Thank you to all the professionals at Bristol Township who helped advocate for this competitive funding,” said Galloway, D-Bucks. “Your hard work and dedication reflects strongly on our community.”
The grant is part of a package of more than $15.6 million awarded for signal upgrades in 50 municipalities statewide under the Green Light-Go program.
Green Light-Go grants reimburse municipalities for updates to improve traffic signal efficiency and operation. The grants can be used for projects such as installation of LED technology, traffic signal retiming, developing special event plans, monitoring traffic signals and upgrading signals to the latest technologies.