Cranberry Township Awarded $2.8M State Grant

Cranberry Township, Butler County was today awarded a $2,875,000 state grant for its MSA Thruway project, according to Senator Scott Hutchinson. The MSA Thruway, a $14.9 million project, will connect the Cranberry Springs mixed-use development that is currently under construction and the Cranberry Woods Business Park.

“This is great news for Cranberry Township as it moves forward with this important community development project,” said Senator Hutchinson. “The MSA Thruway is a prime example of intelligent community planning, as it will provide a coordinated approach to reducing traffic congestion in the Route 228 corridor, while spurring economic development and job creation.”

The MSA Thruway will provide access for vehicles, pedestrians, and bicycles. It is expected to support the creation of more than 2,300 permanent full-time jobs and more than 4,000 temporary construction jobs and promote economic development in the area.

The Transportation Infrastructure Investment Funds program, which provided the local grant, is administered by the Department of Transportation and the Department of Community and Economic Development.

 

Contact:         Justin Leventry           (717) 787-9684.
                        Jleventry@pasen.gov