McClinton helps secure $378,000 grant to make critical sewer system updates in Yeadon Borough

State Rep. Joanna McClinton announced today a $378,820 state grant she helped secure to continue much needed updates to Yeadon Borough's sewer system.

McClinton said the resources will be used to replace defective sanitary sewer main and street laterals on Yeadon Avenue, from Cedar Avenue to just south of Whitby Avenue.  

"This is great news for Yeadon," said McClinton, D-Phila./Delaware. "Aging infrastructure can lead to long-term consequences. This funding is critical in helping ensure the quality of our communities and the health and safety of our neighbors."

McClinton pointed out the funding was made available through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) PA Small Water and Sewer grant program and will cover nearly 85-percent of the $445,671 project. 

"I will continue fighting in Harrisburg to bring these types of state investments back to the 191st Legislative District that ultimately benefits local residents and their families while aiding in moving our neighborhoods forward," explained McClinton. 

In 2018, McClinton announced $424,641 in CFA funding to assist with replacing sewer lines along West Providence Road and Yeadon Avenue.

PA Small Water and Sewer grants help fund small water, sewer, storm sewer and flood control infrastructure projects with a price tag between $30,000 and $500,00. 

More information about this grant opportunity can be found at the Pennsylvania Community and Economic Development's website