Funding approved for 82 improvement projects across Pennsylvania

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82 projects to improve transportation alternatives and enhance mobility and public accessibility across the commonwealth will receive grants. 

That includes projects in Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Centre and Somerset counties.
The money will be used for trail extensions and constructions, new sidewalks, pedestrian fencing, street lights, furniture and also landscaping. 

Here is a full list of projects in our region:

Bedford County
Broad Top Township – $246,152 for construction of a two-mile extension to the existing H&BT Rail Trail from the Riddlesburg trailhead, north towards the Warriors Path State Park in Saxton.

Blair County
Antis Township – $875,780 for the construction of a hike/bike trail along the right-of-way of the former Logan Valley Streetcar Line.

Cambria County
Adams Township – $936,100 for new sidewalks to create a safe route through the Creslo neighborhood to the Forest Hills school campus.
Mount Aloysius College – $666,026 to construct a sidewalk from the college to the Cresson Business District, as defined by the Cambria County Planning Commission as a high priority project in the Admiral Peary Corridor. 

Centre County
Borough of State College – $935,000 to improve pedestrian safety through sidewalk improvements, pedestrian fencing, street lights, street furniture and landscape features for traffic calming. 

Somerset County
Redevelopment Authority of Somerset County – $1,200,000 for Phase II-A of the Berlin Revitalization Project, including sidewalks, curbs, streetscapes along a portion of the September 11th National Memorial Trail. 

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