Congressman Fred Keller announces Appalachian Regional Commission grant awarded to Milton Borough

January 31, 2020
Press Release
Local Access Road funding will go to Marsh Road Construction Project

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded a Local Access Road grant of $697,659 to Milton Borough for the Marsh Road Construction Project.


The grant will be supplemented with just over $1.786 million in combined state and local funding.


In December 2019, Congressman Keller wrote a letter to Appalachian Regional Commission Federal Co-Chair Tim Thomas in support of the project, which will go to enhance local job creation and business expansion for Watsontown Trucking and Patton Warehousing.


On the award of the grant, Congressman Fred Keller made the following statement:


“I thank the Appalachian Regional Commission for awarding this Local Access Road grant to the Borough of Milton for this important project that will bring welcomed investment and business expansion to the Milton area.


“These important local infrastructure projects are a great example of how the federal government can partner with local governments and businesses to achieve significant successes for the American people.”