More than $600,000 awarded to Philipsburg, townships of Taylor, Rush

PHILIPSBURG, March 26 – Today, Rep. Scott Conklin, D-Centre, announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority awarded more than $600,000 in state funding to rehabilitate four roads in the 77th Legislative District, making Centre County’s roads safer for drivers.

The funding includes:

  • $309,989 to Philipsburg Borough for construction along Powder Magazine Road and Port Matilda Highway.
  • $200,000 to Taylor Township to repave South Mountain Road.
  • $104,000 to Rush Township to make improvements along Medical Center Drive.

“As we invest $613,989 to rehabilitate South Mountain Road and enhance Medical Center Drive, we build a foundation for safer journeys for drivers, as well as bridge connections throughout Centre County,” Conklin said. “This funding will allow us to build our infrastructure in Centre County back better, ensuring drivers may get where they need to go.”

The Multimodal Transportation Fund provides grants to develop, rehabilitate and enhance modes of transportation across Pennsylvania.


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