Salisbury praises $486,000 in Green Light-Go grants for Wilkinsburg
WILKINSBURG, Aug. 15 – State Rep. Abigail Salisbury, D-Allegheny, announced today that two Green Light-Go grants, totaling $486,738, were awarded to the borough of Wilkinsburg.
A grant of $212,425 will be used to update traffic signal equipment at the intersection of East Swissvale Avenue and North Avenue, while another $274,313 in grant funds will fund the update of traffic signal equipment at the intersection of East Swissvale Avenue and Glenn Avenue/Park Avenue.
“I’m grateful that this money will be utilized to keep motorists and pedestrians alike safe during their daily commutes,” Salisbury said. “Not to mention that these dollars are essential to ensuring the smooth and steady flow of people and commerce throughout the community.”
Green Light-Go grants are provided as reimbursement to municipalities for updates to improve the efficiency and operation of existing traffic signals. For a full list of grant recipients by county, click here.