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Hampton, Shaler, West View receive state funds for traffic improvements

According to a release by Governor Tom Wolf, PennDOT is distributing $13.1 million in Automated Red Light Enforcement (ARLE) funding to multiple projects statewide. Part of those improvements will occur in Hampton, Shaler and West View.

  • Hampton Township – $166,500 to upgrade the traffic signal at the intersection of Wildwood Road and W. Hardies Road/Wildwood Sample Road.
  • Shaler Township – $308,000 to install a new traffic signal at the intersection of SR 8 (William Flinn Hwy) and Glenshaw Glass Driveway.
  • $12,682 to install overhead pedestrian crossing signs.

“This program helps communities across the state make investments in traffic flow and safety,” Governor Wolf said. “These improvements complement the many road, bridge, and multimodal projects happening in Pennsylvania.”

Under state law, grant funding is supplied by fines from red light violations at 31 intersections in Philadelphia. The law specifies that projects improving safety, enhancing mobility and reducing congestion can be considered for funding. Municipalities submitted 116 applications, totaling almost $33.6 million in requests.

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