The Gloucester Board of Supervisors unanimously supported a staff request to seek funds for needed transportation improvements in the county.
During a meeting Tuesday night in the colonial courthouse, the board supported the request of Brian Lewis, director of engineering, to submit an application for four projects that might be funded under SMART SCALE, a transportation funding process formerly known as HB2. Gloucester County has successfully received transportation improvement money under the old HB2 funding cycle, Lewis said.
If Gloucester is designated for one or more of the projects, Lewis said, it probably won’t be until next spring before the funding is announced.
Lewis said the county’s application, which must be received by Sept. 30, includes pedestrian improvements on Route 1208 (Greate Road and Greate Road West) from the intersection with Route 17 to the Gloucester Point Beach and Public Boat Ramp.
Another request is for money to widen Route 17 (George Washin...
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