Santarsiero announces Department of Transportation is committing $487.5 million in liquid fuel payments for maintenance of roads and bridges

Lower Bucks County municipalities receiving money include Falls Township and Newtown Township

State Sen. Steve Santarsiero (D-10th dist.) announced that the state Department of Transportation is committing $487.5 million in liquid fuel payments for the maintenance of roads and bridges in municipalities across the state.

Twenty-seven municipalities in the 10th Senatorial District will be receiving a portion of PennDOT’s annual distribution, totaling more than $8.47 million, which will assist with expenses related to municipality owned highways and bridges, such as snow removal or repaving.

Lower Bucks County municipalities receiving money are Falls Township, $944,743.96; Lower Makefield Township, $1,072,019.95; Newtown Township, $594,866.14; Upper Makefield Township, $336,954.72; Morrisville Borough, $253,938.57; Newtown Borough, $71,633.85; Tullytown Borough, $57,678.14; and Yardley Borough, $69,729.95.

“The allocation of these funds is vital for the upkeep and maintenance of our public roads and bridges,” Santarsiero said. “I’m glad to see so many municipalities in Senate District 10 will be benefiting from the program’s increased funding.”