Local Organization Calls Corbett’s Transportation Funding Package A Win

CBS Philly

By Tim Jimenez

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (CBS) — Governor Corbett is slated to sign the transportation funding package passed by the state legislature. A local organization, which has been pushing for more infrastructure dollars, is looking forward to the projects to get rolling.

The long-wait is over for King of Prussia based GVF, the Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association.

“We’re on our third governor that has tried to address this issue,” says GVF executive director Rob Henry, “It’s been a challenge, and the bridges and our highways and our transit systems have only gotten older.”

Henry says he’s thrilled the state can start tackling infrastructure issues, like the Route 422 bridge over the Schuylkill river in Montgomery County.

“Carrying over 100,000 cars a day, which is about the same volume as the Ben Franklin and the Walt Whitman Bridge,” he says. “The congestion keeps getting worse. We know…

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