HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Hennessey (Montgomery/Chester) today announced the awarding of a $100,000 state grant to improve the safety for residents along High Street in Pottstown Borough, Montgomery County.
The grant was made possible by the Commonwealth Financing Authority’s (CFA) Multimodal Transportation Fund Program. The program provides grants to encourage economic development and ensure that a safe and reliable system of transportation is available to the residents of the Commonwealth.
“I am pleased that funding has been awarded to help remedy safety issues in this neighborhood,” said Hennessey. “I want to thank the Commonwealth Financing Authority for helping the Pottstown Borough community create the infrastructure for better living conditions, economic development and job growth in the area.”
The grant will allow the Hobart’s Run Neighborhood District to install five street lights on the 700 block of Beech Street, repair 500 square yards of broken or damaged sidewalks, and paint “Share the Road” stencils along Beech Street from the corner of North Adams and Beech to Beech and Roland streets and North Adams between East High and Jackson streets.
The funding was approved by the CFA, which was established as an independent agency that holds fiduciary responsibility over the funding of programs and investments in Pennsylvania’s economic growth.
Hennessey serves the residents of the 26th Legislative District, which consists of the townships of East Coventry, East Nantmeal, East Vincent, Honey Brook, North Coventry, Valley, Wallace, Warwick, West Caln and West Nantmeal and the boroughs of Elverson, Honey Brook and Spring City. In Montgomery County, and part of Pottstown Borough.
Representative Tim Hennessey
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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