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Repaving City Line Ave Thanks to Act 89

Hello,

Act 89 continues to drive PA forward
Act 89 continues to drive PA forward
PHIA provides a video update on the benefits of Act 89 and how it’s moving Pennsylvania forward.

I was happy today to join with other state officials to celebrate the recent repaving of City Line Ave in Philadelphia and Montgomery County. The work was done as part of a new statewide investment into Pennsylvania’s transportation infrastructure.

Thanks to legislation known as Act 89, more than $1.3 billion will be spent to improve PA roads and bridges over the next five years. The bill also included significant new funding for public transit.

This investment was sorely needed. Repaving our roads and repairing bridges means fewer trips to the mechanic due to pot holes, faster commutes for workers, and a better quality of life for everyone in Pennsylvania. It also means that a critical public safety need has been addressed, as many of our bridges are structurally deficient.

The new money being spent on transportation also means new jobs. It is estimated that close to 80,000 people will be put back to work in construction and other industries. Given that Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate is higher than the national average, it’s critical that lawmakers do everything in our power to create family sustaining jobs.

Decade of InvestmentThe repaving of City Line Ave is just the beginning. Please stay tuned for more news about how Act 89 is improving Pennsylvania’s roads, bridges, highways, and public transit system.

Thanks,

Senator Hughes

BUILDING A STRONGER PA

Act 89 Funded Projects Completed, Underway or Being Bid in 2014 Philadelphia Region

Completed

  • U.S. 1/City Avenue Resurfacing from bridge over Schuylkill River to Haverford Avenue, Philadelphia and Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County (4.8 miles) - ($2.9 million; June 27, 2014)

  • I-76 Resurfacing from Spring Garden Street to 30th Street, Philadelphia (0.6 miles) - ($769,458; Sept. 12, 2014)

  • I-76 Resurfacing from Grays Ferry Avenue to Oregon Avenue, Philadelphia (1.4 miles) - ($969,211; Sept. 12, 2014)

  • I-95 Resurfacing from just north of Route 420 in Tinicum Township, Delaware County, to the Girard Point Bridge in Philadelphia (5.2 miles) - ($3,4 million; Sept. 18, 2014)

  • I-476 Area Resurfacing from Route 3/West Chester Pike to Darby Road, Haverford Township, Delaware County (1.6 miles) - ($1.8 million; Sept. 23, 2014)

  • I-476 Area Resurfacing from Conestoga Road in Radnor Township, Delaware County, to Montgomery Avenue in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County (2.2 miles) - ($1.8 million; Sept. 23, 2014)

  • U.S. 30/Lancaster Avenue Resurfacing from Route 252 to Delaware County line, Tredyffrin and Easttown townships, Chester County (4 miles) - ($1.7 million; July 29, 2014; entire project Nov. 2014)

  • Route 252/Darby Paoli Road/Leopard Road Resurfacing from White Horse Road to U.S. 30/Lancaster Avenue, Easttown and Tredyffrin townships, Chester County (4.4 miles) - ($1.7 million; Aug. 21, 2014, entire project June 2015)

  • PA 309 Expressway Area Resurfacing from just south of the Route 73/Church Road to just south of the PA Turnpike Interchange, and from the PA Turnpike Interchange to Highland Avenue in Springfield, Whitemarsh, Upper Dublin townships, Montgomery County (1.5 miles) - ($380,924; June 6, 2014)

  • County Line Road Resurfacing from Lower State Road/Kulp Road to Route 611 in Warrington and Horsham townships, Bucks and Montgomery counties (3.27 miles) - ($1.8 million; completion Aug. 8, 2014; part of Route 309 (Sellersville Bypass) resurfacing contract)

  • Little Conestoga Road Resurfacing from Fairview Road to PA 100 in Wallace and Upper Uwchlan townships, Chester County (4.3 miles) - ($1.7 million; June 16, 2014; part of PA 252 resurfacing contract)

Act89Under Construction

  • I-95 South Resurfacing from just south of I-476 to Highland Avenue in Chester Township, City of Chester, Upland Borough, Chester Township, Delaware County (3.6 miles) - ($3.4 million; expected completion October 2014)

  • U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Boulevard) Resurfacing from 9th Street to Bucks County line (Inside Lanes), Philadelphia (12 miles) - ($5.8 million; expected completion Oct. 31, 2014; entire project April 2015)

  • U.S. 202/U.S. 422 Interchange Resurfacing in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County, Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County (3.5 miles) - ($4.4 million; expected completion Nov. 30, 2014)

  • Route 3 (West Chester Pike) Resurfacing from Lawrence Road to Philadelphia County line, Marple, Haverford and Upper Darby townships, and Millbourne Borough (5 miles) - ($5.8 million; expected completion Nov. 14, 2014; entire project September 2015)

  • Route 63 (Main Street/Sumneytown Pike) Resurfacing from PA 29/Gravel Pike to Upper Mainland Road, Upper Salford and Lower Salford townships, Montgomery County (8.5 miles) - ($4.2 million; expected completion Oct. 31, 2014; entire project July 2015)

  • Route 63 (Sumneytown Pike) at PA Turnpike Interchange Resurfacing in Towamencin Township, Montgomery County (0.3 miles) - ($4.2 million; expected completion Oct. 31, 2014; entire project July 2015; part of Route 63 (Main Street/Sumneytown Pike resurfacing contract)

  • Route 132 (Street Road) Resurfacing from Route 532/Bustleton Pike to I-95, Lower Southampton and Bensalem townships, Bucks County (6.1 miles) - $4.2 million; expected completion July 2015)

  • Route 132 (Street Road) Resurfacing from Route 611 to Willopenn Drive, Warrington, Warminster and Upper Southampton townships, Bucks County (6 miles) - ($5 million; expected completion November 2014, entire project July 2015)

  • Route 213/W. Maple Avenue Bridge Replacement in Middletown and Lower Southampton townships, Bucks County - ($7.3 million; expected completion October 2016)

  • Route 232 (Windy Bush Road) Resurfacing from Route 413/Durham Road to Route 32/River Road in Wrightstown, Upper Makefield and Solebury townships, and New Hope Borough, Bucks County (5.9 miles) - ($1.4 million; expected completion October 2014)2014 Act 89

  • Route 232 (Huntingdon Pike) Resurfacing from Rockledge Borough line to Route 63 in Rockledge Borough and Abington and Lower Moreland townships, Montgomery County (3 miles) - ($5 million; expected completion December 2014; entire project April 2015)

  • Route 309 (Sellersville Bypass) Area Resurfacing from Church Road to Tollgate Road in Hilltown and West Rockhill townships, Bucks County (9.5 miles) - ($1.8 million; expected completion October 2014)

  • Route 611 (Easton Road) Resurfacing from the Montgomery County Line to South Main Street in Warrington and Doylestown townships, Bucks County, and South Main Street from Route 611/Easton Road to Clemens Road in Doylestown Township and Doylestown Borough, Bucks County (10 miles) - ($4.3 million; expected completion July 2015)

  • Holme Avenue Bridge Replacement in Philadelphia - ($15.5 Million; expected completion August 2016)

  • Spring Garden Street Bridge Rehabilitation in Philadelphia - ($6.6 million; expected completion June 2015)

Bid Awarded, 2014/2015 Construction Start

  • U.S. 422 Replacement of western bridge over Schuylkill River in West Pottsgrove Township, Montgomery County, and North Coventry Township, Chester County - ($36.2 million; expected start November 2014)

  • Rehabilitation of Three Structurally Deficient Bridges (Group G) in Chester County - ($2.2 million; expected start November 2014) – Fern Hill Road over U.S. 202, West Goshen Township; Route 23/Valley Forge Road over Pickering Creek, Schuylkill Township; U.S. 322/Horse Shoe Pike over Brandywine Creek, Honey Brook Township

  • Ridge Avenue from 33rd Street to Northwestern Avenue/Montgomery County line in Philadelphia (7.1 miles) - ($4.3 million; expected start November 2014)

Scheduled to Be Bid

  • Route 611 (Old York Road/Easton Road) Resurfacing from the Philadelphia line to the Bucks County line in Cheltenham, Abington, Upper Moreland and Horsham townships, and Jenkintown Borough, Montgomery County (11 miles) - ($7.5 million estimate; expected start March 2015)

  • Rehabilitation of 8 Bridges (5 Structurally Deficient) (Group J) in Bucks, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties on U.S. 13/Tullytown Road over Martins Creek, Falls Township, Bucks County; Chinquapin Road over Ironworks Creek, Northampton Township, Bucks County; Route 32 (South Main Street) over Aquetong Creek in New Hope Borough, Bucks County (Not SD); Dark Hollow Road over Tohickon Creek in Tinicum Township (Not SD); Bryn Mawr Avenue over Ithan Creek, Radnor Township, Delaware County 2014; New Second Street over Tacony Creek, Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County; Route 73/Skippack Pike over Perkiomen Creek, Perkiomen Township, Montgomery County; Route 611 (Broad Street) over U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Boulevard) in Philadelphia (Not SD) - ($6.5 million estimate; expected start early 2015)

  • Replacement of 9 Structurally Deficient Bridges (Group L) in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties on Route 313/Dublin Pike over Morris Run, Bedminster Township, Bucks County; Route 82 over Sucker Run, East Fallowfield Township, Chester County; Route 282 over Brandywine Creek, East Brandywine Township, Chester County; White Horse Road over Pickering Creek, Schuylkill Township, Chester County; Bondsville Road over Beaver Creek, Caln Township, Chester County; Clay Creek Road over White Clay Creek, Franklin Township, Chester County; MacDade Boulevard over Muckinipattis Creek, Glenolden Township, Delaware County; Second Avenue over Mingo Creek, Upper Providence Township, Montgomery County; Graterford Road over Perkiomen Creek in Perkiomen and Skippack townships - ($6 million estimate; expected start early 2015)

  • Replacement of 8 Bridges (6 Structurally Deficient); Rehabilitation of 2 Bridges (1 Structurally Deficient) (Group K) in Bucks County on Route 611/Easton Road over Neshaminy Creek, Doylestown Township; Aquetong Road over Aquetong Creek, Solebury Township; Hulmeville Road over Chubb Run, Middletown Township (Not SD); Old Lincoln Highway over Neshaminy Creek, Bensalem Township; Almshouse Road over Neshaminy Creek, Warwick Township (Not SD); Main Street over Wertz Creek, Sellersville Borough; Kellers Church Road over Deep Run Creek in Bedminster Township (Not SD); Rocky Ridge Road over Tohickon Creek, Richland Township; Richlandtown Road over Cooks Creek, Springfield Township; State Road over Cooks Creek, Springfield Township - ($6 million estimate; expected start early 2015)

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Offices of State Senator Vincent Hughes

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  DISTRICT OFFICE
4950 Parkside Avenue | Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: 215.879.7777
Fax: 215.879.7778
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Harrisburg, PA 17120-3007
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Decade of Investment