Scotch Plains and Fanwood to Receive State Grants for Road Repairs

May 6, 2014 at 4:43 PM

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains and Fanwood will receive grants from the Christie Administration for use in improving streets the two towns. 

Scotch Plains will receive $244,000 to make repairs on West Broad Street, while Fanwood will get $250,000 to fix the sidewalks on Burns Way.

“This is good news.  The money helps defray some of the cost of repairing our streets,” said Scotch Plains Mayor Kevin Glover.

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“The cost of the repairs on Burns Way will exceed the amount we received, but the assistance is definitely welcome,” said Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr.

The Christie Administration announced that 18 Union County municipalities will share $4.2 million in local aid grants to advance street, safety and quality-of-life improvements without burdening local property taxpayers.

“These grants promote motorist, pedestrian and bicyclist safety, mobility and quality-of-life projects,” said NJDOT Commissioner James Simpson.  “Most of the Municipal Aid grants will support street paving or preservation projects, and will arrive in time for towns to make much needed repairs after a brutal winter.”

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