Two Northumberland County Communities Receive PennDOT Grant

(HARRISBURG) – Two Northumberland County municipalities have been awarded a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, according to Senator John R. Gordner (R-27).  The funds are provided through the Green Light – Go Program. 

The first project is in Mount Carmel Borough and would include the modernization of the traffic signal at Third Street and Oak Street.  The grant amount is $276,080.

The second project is in the City of Sunbury and includes the replacement of the traffic signal at Front Street and Reagan Street.  The grant amount for this project is $353,008.

“I am grateful to Governor Tom Wolf and PennDOT for awarding these important grant funds to communities in Northumberland County,” said Senator Gordner.  “Upon completion, safety will be greatly improved for drivers and pedestrians alike.”

Pennsylvania’s Municipal Signal Partnership Program (Green Light – Go Program) is a competitive state grant program designed to improve the efficiency and operation of existing traffic signals located in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Established by Act 89 of 2013 and revised by Act 101 of 2016, the program is administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and is purposed to improve mobility and safety at signalized intersections.  The Green Light-Go Program is a reimbursement grant program and applicants are required to provide a minimum 20% match.   Eligible projects include: LED light installation, traffic signal retiming, special event plan development, traffic signal monitoring and traffic signal technology upgrades.

CONTACT:  Mike Stephens