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October 01, 2021 - Harrisburg, PA

State Transportation, Agriculture Secretaries Discuss Progress and Needs on Lower-Traffic Roadways, Critical Link Between Industries

The secretaries from the state Departments of Agriculture and Transportation (PennDOT) highlighted their industries' link to each other and the state economy.

PennDOT Secretary Yassmin Gramian also discussed progress on the department's Road Maintenance and Preservation (Road MaP) initiative, which included improvements on lower traffic roadways like those used by much of the state's agriculture industry.

"We need reliable transportation solutions at the federal and state levels to keep our economy moving and to support the roadways that connect our farmers and our communities," Gramian said. "We've been forced to move funding from lower-traffic roadways to interstates or other high-traffic roads, and we're doing what we can to address this problem."



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