NJTTF Funding for Sussex 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.
|Branchville Borough||First Street Reconstruction||$150,000|
|Frankford Township||Plains Road – Section III||$190,000|
|Franklin Borough||Main Street Phase I||$140,000|
|Fredon Township||Fredon-Springdale Road – Section I||$195,000|
|Hamburg Borough||Improvements to Prospect Avenue, Fern Avenue, Glenside Avenue, Woodland Avenue and King Cole Road||$120,000|
|Hampton Township||Kemah-Mecca Lake Road – Sec. II||$200,000|
|Montague Township||Beach Drive Culvert Rehabilitation||$195,000|
|Newton Town||Liberty Street Resurfacing||$80,000|
|Sparta Township||Demarest Road Rehabilitation Phase I||$145,000|
|Vernon Township||Lake Wallkill Road||$227,057|
|Hopatcong Borough||Borough of Hopatcong 2015 Road Improvement Project – Phase 2||$170,000|
|Sussex County||County projects||$2,470,100|
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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