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Over $2.6M in state funds awarded for Lehigh Valley projects

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Over $2.6 million in state funds has been approved for five local projects in the Lehigh Valley. 

State Senator Lisa M. Boscola announced the projects:

  • Multimodal improvements, including safety for pedestrians and cyclists, on South New Street in Bethlehem: $1,000,000
  • Multimodal improvements, including pedestrian safety around campus, in College Hill in Easton: $1,404,000
  • Improvements to Dimmick Park in Hellertown, which will include expansion of playground: $155,000
  • Improvements to Comer Park in Bethlehem: $45,000
  • Easton Connections project: $50,000 (The connections project allows the college to complete a planning study to evaluate opportunities to better connect its campus to significant local features in Easton).

"I am pleased that state dollars will be used toward projects that will enhance pedestrian safety and improve the quality of life in our communities," Boscola said. "Assisting municipalities improve community parks and enhance the walkability of neighborhoods, which helps keep the Lehigh Valley a great place to live."


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