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What They’re Saying: Senator Casey Delivering on Railway Safety for Pennsylvanians

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Sen. Casey Has Delivered Millions for Infrastructure Projects Across the Commonwealth

WFMZ: “Around $16 million worth of federal grant money is coming to Berks County to make rail crossings safer.”

PENNSYLVANIA — This week Sen. Bob Casey announced that Delaware County, Bucks County, and Berks County will be receiving federal funds to improve railway crossings as part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Sen. Casey has delivered tens of millions of dollars for infrastructure projects across Pennsylvania as his work continues to make a real difference in Pennsylvanians lives.

This is the latest of Sen. Casey’s efforts to make railways safer. After the Norfolk Southern derailment, Sen. Casey introduced legislation making rail companies more accountable.

Read more about Senator Casey’s work below:

WFMZ: Berks to get $16M for rail crossing improvements, safety

Around $16 million worth of federal grant money is coming to Berks County to make rail crossings safer.

According to Sen. Bob Casey (D), Sen. John Fetterman (D), and Congresswoman Madeleine Dean (D-4th District), the funding will help to improve safety for drivers, pedestrians and trains at 10 crossings between Boyertown and Pottstown….”It’s an exciting opportunity coming to us from the success we had in legislating the last Congress around infrastructure,” [Rep. Madeline Dean] said.

DelcoTimes: Delco, Bucks to receive $375K for railroad studies

Delaware and Bucks counties will receive a $375,000 grant from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act as part of a national effort to reduce congestion, avoid delays and improve safety at railroad crossings, U.S. Sens. Bob Casey and John Fetterman announced Monday.

“Because of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Pennsylvania can invest in making rail crossings in Delco and Bucks County safer and more efficient,” Casey said in the senators’ announcement. “This is yet another example of the infrastructure law improving passenger and freight rail throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania and across our nation.”