WORCESTER COUNTY, Md. – On Wednesday, The Maryland Division of Transportation met with Worcester County officers just about to debate transportation priorities all through the state and county. Through the assembly, the deputy transportation secretary, Sean Powell, mentioned the division’s capital funds which might make investments greater than $13 billion within the state’s transit, highways, airports and extra over the subsequent six years. Powell additionally introduced that totally different cities all through the county can be receiving grants for sure enchancment initiatives. That features Snow Hill, who will obtain $60,000 to conduct a feasibility examine to find out doable routes for improved bicycle entry and $369,000 in state aviation grant help for the Ocean Metropolis Municipal Airport for land acquisition and obstruction elimination.
“We actually sit up for working with Worcester County and all of our stakeholders throughout the state to develop this long run imaginative and prescient and framework for coordinated transit service all through the complete state of Maryland,” mentioned the Director for the Workplace of Planning, Heather Murphy.
Transportation officers added that the Hogan Administration additionally not too long ago introduced that companies all through Worcester County would even be given greater than $48,000 to handle freeway security as effectively.