StimulusWatch.org

Gilligan's picture

$25 million requested for the Girard Ave. Streetscape. Not approved, but it's on the radar:

http://www.stimuluswatch.org/project/by_state/PA&per_page=200

Below are the "shovel-ready" projects for which the mayors of this state have requested federal stimulus funding. You can click on a project to read (and add to) its description. You can also discuss the project and vote on whether you believe it is critical or not. For a more local view, you can drill down to projects in a particular city. Just choose a city from the following list.

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Girard Avenue Streetscape Project: Streetscape infrastructure and transit improvement project from Delaware River to 33rd St.

jmminarik's picture

This looks like money going

This looks like money going directly to local govts. I wonder if finally fixing the Girard exit of I-95 is even on the state's radar anymore.

codergrrl's picture

Not until a chunk of it

Not until a chunk of it falls off!

roma258's picture

A Girard streescaping would

A Girard streescaping would be nice, combine that with the Frankford Ave streetscape improvements (supposedly happening this summer at last) and we're getting somewhere. I just hope they don't waste any money on Girard between 8th and Broad. That area is such a waste of a potentially vibrant business corridor.

codergrrl's picture

They already put in the

They already put in the trees and pavement "cut outs", and new pavements from Broad to Girard.

MichelleLynn's picture

You think they will make it

You think they will make it past Front Street this time?? They had it all "marked" what two years ago before they stopped..

It just seems when it comes to things like Street repair, landscaping, etc, Girard Ave and Delaware Avenue east of Front really gets neglected..