PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Depending on where you drive, your commute to work could get a lot easier.
PennDOT is giving nearly a dozen communities money for new technology to improve traffic flow – and new traffic lights.
It’s part of the state’s new “Green Light Go” program.
Communities had to compete for the funds and winning local governments have to match the state’s gift dollar-for-dollar.
PennDOT says the communities that will receive funding in local counties are:
-Aspinwall Borough – $8,000, to retime four traffic signals along Freeport Road.
-North Fayette Township –$2,660, to upgrade three traffic signals in the township to LEDs at the intersections of McKee Road and US-22 Westbound off-ramp, Old Steubenville Pike and U.S.30, and Old Steubenville Pike and West Allegheny Road.
-Penn Hills Township – $10,000, to upgrade three traffic signals in the township to LEDs at the intersections of Saltsburg Road and Universal Road, Saltsburg Road and Stotler Road, and Rodi Road and Purity Road.
-Harmony Township – $4,500, to upgrade three traffic signals in the township to LEDs along Duss Avenue at the intersections of Dearborn Street, Keystone Road and 24th Street (SR989).
-Cranberry Township – $40,000, contingency plans for Centracs Software.
-Jackson Township – $15,000, to retime three traffic signals along Route 68 in Jackson Township (Evans City Road and Lindsay Road) and Evans City Borough (Route 68 and Jackson St. and Washington St.)
-Brownsville Borough – $45,400 to upgrade two traffic signals along Route 40 and 2 traffic signals along SR 4002 to LEDs.
-City of Uniontown – $27,265 to upgrade ten traffic signals within the city to LEDs.
-City of Lower Burrell, $4,500, to upgrade pedestrian signals at three intersections to LEDs within the city.
-Hempfield Township, $21,500, for traffic signal retiming at two intersections along Mt. Pleasant Road.
You May Also Be Interested In These Latest News Stories
[display-posts category=”news” wrapper=”ul” posts_per_page=”4″]
Join The Conversation On The KDKA Facebook Page
Stay Up To Date, Follow KDKA On Twitter