CENTRE COUNTY – Sen. Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) announced today that Patton Township in Centre County will receive $32,061 through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT’s) Traffic Signal Technologies Grant program.
“This funding will connect the traffic signals along Waddle Road in Patton Township to PennDOT’s latest traffic signal software. This will ensure our local traffic technology is up to date and help relieve congestion, providing an overall safer and more efficient driving experience,” Langerholc said. “I am pleased to assist Centre County in receiving this grant and look forward to the anticipated traffic improvements.”
The Traffic Signal Technologies grant program was established by Act 54 of 2022 and is provided as reimbursement to municipalities for updates to improve the efficiency and operation of existing traffic signals. Grant funding through the program may be utilized for operational improvements including new traffic signal systems, adaptive signal control technology, automated traffic signal performance measures and connection to PennDOT’s unified command and control software.