Twardzik Announces Nearly $1 Million Awarded for Transportation Infrastructure Upgrades
Harrisburg, PA – Projects to improve roads, bridges and downtowns across Schuylkill County won state grants totaling almost $2.5 million from the Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF) today, according to Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-123).

“This funding represents a substantial commitment to bolstering our community’s economic growth and enhancing our multimodal transportation system,” said Twardzik. “I extend my sincere gratitude to all involved in securing this funding, especially Sen. David Argall whose steadfast efforts have greatly contributed to advancing our state’s development. I eagerly anticipate the positive impact it will have on our residents’ daily lives.”

Projects that received grants include:

Frackville Borough – $420,000 to repair sections of sidewalks throughout the borough.

I-81 Logistics, LLC – $200,000 to make improvements to State Route 61 in West Mahanoy Township.

Schuylkill Haven Borough – $300,000 to make streetscape improvements along the Parkway section of State Route 443.

The grants were approved during a public meeting of the Commonwealth Financing Authority today through the MTF. The MTF, as created by the General Assembly, provides funding to encourage economic development and a safe, reliable system of transportation to residents of Pennsylvania.

Representative Tim Twardzik
123rd Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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