NJTTF Funding for Cumberland County, 2014-2015
New Jersey’s Transportation Trust Fund provides over $160 million in grants to counties and municipalities for local infrastructure projects. That’s why the NJ State League of Municipalities, representing municipalities around the state, said, “The replenishment of the Transportation Trust Fund (TTF) remains a top priority for the League…The TTF has been a major source of funding for local transportation projects for almost thirty years.” [Source]
Without TTF funds, municipalities would be forced to either cancel/postpone local infrastructure projects or look for alternative means of funding, including property taxes.
|Bridgeton City||Reconstruction of Baltimore Avenue||$260,056|
|Commercial Township||Reconstruction of Doris Drive, Ferry Road & Maurice Avenue||$170,000|
|Downe Township||Union Street||$170,000|
|Fairfield Township||Reconstruction of Thomas Drive||$89,151|
|Hopewell Township||Resurfacing of River Road Section I||$170,000|
|Lawrence Township||Resurfacing of Martin Avenue and Robbins Avenue||$170,000|
|Millville City||Third Street Improvements||$213,330|
|Upper Deerfield Township||Button Mill Road and Portion of Cornwell Drive||$170,000|
|Vineland City||Resurfacing of Washington Avenue||$213,288|
|Atlantic County||County projects||$3,846,900|
The importance of a modern and safe infrastructure to local communities cannot be understated. We all have a road or a bridge near us that was once old, poorly maintained, and unsafe and is now smooth, brighter, and safer thanks to the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund.
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