Sen. Kim Ward Announces $237,000 in Green Light-Go Funds for Westmoreland County

HARRISBURG – Sen. Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) today announced Westmoreland County will receive a $237,000 state grant to improve traffic safety under Pennsylvania’s “Green Light-Go” program for traffic signal modernization at the Broad Street and Huff Avenue intersection in South Greensburg Borough, Westmoreland County.

“As our Westmorland County communities continue to grow, it is important that we put the appropriate transportation safety measures in place to complement the progress we are making in southwestern Pennsylvania,” said Sen. Kim Ward.  “This grant will help modernize our traffic system in South Greenburg Borough easing congestions and helping with the flow of traffic which will help prevent traffic incidents.”

Westmoreland was among 50 municipalities statewide sharing more than $15.6 million in the current round of Green Light-Go funding.   The program provides funding to install light-emitting diode (LED) technology, perform regional operations such as retiming, develop special event plans and monitor traffic signals, as well as upgrade traffic signals to the latest technologies.

Contact: Erica Clayton Wright, ewright@pasen.gov, (717) 787-6063