PennDOT Awards Grant for Thorn Run, Beaver Grade Road Intersection

The intersection will undergo a series of improvements.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has awarded Moon Township a $12,000 grant to install pedestrian and left-turn-only phases to existing traffic signals at the intersection of Thorn Run and Beaver Grade roads.

PennDOT distributed more than $42,200 in funding to Allegheny County municipalities for traffic signaling improvments. Projects throughout the state were chosen for "regional impact and cost-effectiveness," according to a statement from PennDOT spokesman James Struzzi.

The on Wednesday awarded a base bid to the Pittsburgh-based Michael Facchiano Contracting in the amount of $94,569.90 to install sidewalk and handicap ramps in the intersection as well as perform traffic signal modifications.


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