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Norristown, PA (May 12, 2017) – On Thursday PennDot awarded 15 grants totaling more than $5 million dollars in support of Montgomery County traffic signal upgrades and replacements in 13 municipalities. The grants, part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s “Green Light-Go” program, will help the county achieve the Connected Communities objective outlined in the Montco2040: A Shared Vision comprehensive plan, which has as a primary goal improving transportation quality.
The Montgomery County Planning Commission provided counsel and support to the municipalities in developing the grant applications.
“These grants will help improve safety and reduce congestion at busy intersections across all corners of the county,” said Jody Holton, Executive Director of the Montgomery County Planning Commission. “As stated in the 2040 plan, it is important for the county to work with PennDOT and local municipalities to improve road connectivity, expand Intelligent Transportation Systems, and eliminate road bottlenecks – these Green Light-Go awards will help our county achieve those goals.”
Grant recipients include: