West Brandywine Township Receives a $1.69 Million Grant from State

cashImage via Pixabay

WEST BRANDYWINE TWP, PA — State Rep. Danielle Friel-Otten, D-Chester, announced that West Brandywine Township received a $1.69 million grant from the state Transportation Department.

The funding will be used for embankment stabilization, drainage and roadway reconstruction of a section of Pratts Dam Road. These repairs will help minimize negative environmental impacts and improve traffic safety.

“In addition to improving roadway safety, the project will enhance the water quality of the West Branch of the Brandywine Creek by preventing further erosion into the stream,” Otten said. “This funding will help to ensure that residents and emergency vehicles maintain access to Pratts Dam Road, where deterioration of the embankment has resulted in hazardous conditions. I am grateful to PennDOT for recognizing the urgent need for safety improvements along this important emergency response route and scenic corridor.”

READ:  PennDOT and PA State Police Remind Drivers and Motorcyclists to Share the Road Safely

This project is one of 43 highway, bridge, rail, and bike and pedestrian projects in 21 counties that were selected for $45.9 million in funding through the Multimodal Transportation Fund.

For more information, contact Otten’s office at 484-200-8259.

Thanks for visiting! MyChesCo brings reliable information and resources to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Please consider supporting us in our efforts. Your generous donation will help us continue this work and keep it free of charge. Show your support today by clicking here and becoming a patron.

Disclosure: This site contains affiliate links to products, identified by the Affiliate Disclosure icon. MyChesCo may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.

Buy Us a Cup of Coffee
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments