Congressman Fred Keller announces $1,331,220 FEMA grant to Franklin Township, Susquehanna County

March 2, 2020
Press Release
Money will be used to repair roadways affected by 2018 storm damage

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Monday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, under the Department of Homeland Security, has awarded a $1,331,220.01 grant to Franklin Township, Susquehanna County, for roadway repair as a direct result of damage suffered during storms in August 2018.


The grant award is anticipated to cover 75 percent of the repair project.


In late 2019, FEMA awarded $1,277,946.65 in federal funding to Franklin Township for roadway repairs.


On the award of the grant, Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) made the following statement:


“Projects to recover from devastating natural disasters are the kind of infrastructure projects that are vitally important to rural communities like Franklin Township. I am glad to see this money awarded in order to help remediate the damage from 2018’s devastating storms.”