Howard: East Whiteland Township Receives $195,760 in State Funds to Improve Traffic Safety

Howard: East Whiteland Township Receives $195,760 in State Funds to Improve Traffic Safety

HARRISBURG, PA — State Rep. Kristine Howard, D-Chester, announced that East Whiteland Township received $195,760 in state funds from Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s “Green Light-Go” program, which aims at increasing safety and mobility across Pennsylvania’s communities.

The grant money will be used to update automated traffic signal performance measures with upgraded detection at five intersections along PA 29 Morehall Road.

“The safety of our pedestrians and drivers is of utmost importance,” Howard said. “These funds will help increase safety along a busy road in East Whiteland Township.”

Green Light-Go grants are provided as reimbursement 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: light-emitting diode (LED) technology installation, traffic signal retiming, developing special event plans and monitoring traffic signals, as well as upgrading traffic signals to the latest technologies.

Source: Rep. Kristine C. Howard, 167th Legislative District

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