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PennDOT Says More Money is Available for Roadwork

 

PennDOT's annual distributions assist with municipalities' highway and bridge-related expenses such as snow removal and road repaving. There are 120,039 miles of public roads in Pennsylvania. There are 72,992 miles owned by municipalities and eligible for liquid fuels.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has committed $500.7 million in liquid fuels payments to help certified municipalities maintain their roads and bridges.

"Pennsylvania has the fifth-largest state-maintained road system in the country, and the locally owned network is even larger," PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards said. "Mobility and safety on all our state's roadways is critical, which is why Governor Wolf has proposed Restore Pennsylvania to improve roadways in all our communities."

The March 1 distribution marked a $11.7 million, or 2.4 percent, increase over th...



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