Warren: Upwards of $300K awarded to Lower Makefield Township for traffic signal upgrades

HARRISBURG, July 18 – State Rep. Perry Warren, D-Bucks, recently announced that Lower Makefield Township has been awarded more than $300,000 in state funding to help improve traffic flow and pedestrian safety.

Warren said the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s “Green Light-Go” program will fund a total of $305,320 for upgrades to the traffic signal at Pine Grove Road and Big Oak Road.

“It was less than two years ago that we came together and pushed to get Big Oak Road paved due to poor conditions,” Warren said. “Now, we have a large investment from the state Department of Transportation that will enhance safety features for our motorists on the very same route. As a member of the House Transportation Committee, I will continue to advocate for beautification and safety projects of this nature in our community, especially when it means safer transportation routes for residents.”

Green Light-Go grants are provided as reimbursement?s to municipalities for updates to improve the efficiency and operation of existing traffic signals. Grant funding through the Green Light-Go program may be utilized for a range of operational improvements including, but not limited to?, LED technology installation, traffic signal retiming, developing special event plans and monitoring traffic signals, as well as upgrading traffic signals to the latest technologies.