Conklin: $190,880 state grant awarded to College Township

Project to enhance safety along Benner Pike

STATE COLLEGE, Aug. 15 – As a part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Green Light-Go program, College Township will receive a $190,880 grant, state Rep. Scott Conklin, D-Centre, announced today.

“Proactive, strategic investments that strengthen Centre County’s traffic safety is a good government initiative that appeals to everyone,” Conklin said.

“It is vital we continue exploring every available avenue that promulgates this underlying objective. I applaud this funding and look forward to seeing this envisioned project become a reality,” he added.

The grant will be utilized to enhance the vehicle detection system along Benner Pike (Route 150) in College Township. The Green Light-Go program was enacted in 2013 as a mechanism to enhance traffic safety in the commonwealth.

Additional information regarding the most recent round of awarded grants through the program can be found here.