Bethlehem, December 6, 2021 – State Sen. Lisa Boscola today announced $14,250,000 in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funding to twelve (12) redevelopment projects in the 18th Senatorial District.

 “These projects are priorities for our communities.  By providing grant dollars to these important economic and community development projects, we are helping make them a reality,” Boscola stated.  “Without state investment, these projects might not be able to start now.”

The following beneficiaries/projects being awarded RACP funding are:

  • Peron Development, South 3rd St Parking Garage, City of Easton ($3,500,000);
  • Northampton Community College East 40 Experiential Learning Center, Bethlehem Township ($500,000);
  • Collaboration 3, LLC, Goodman Building, City of Bethlehem ($500,000);
  • Heritage Riverview, LP, Heritage Riverview project, City of Easton ($500,000);
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network, LVH-Muhlenberg Intensive Care Unit, City of Bethlehem ($1,000,000) & LVH Cedar Crest, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Salisbury Township ($3,500,000)
  • Lehigh Riverport Invertors Fund, L.P., Riverport Public Market, City of Bethlehem ($500,000);
  • Wilson Borough, Wilson Borough Pool, Wilson Borough ($500,000)
  • Lehigh Northampton Airport Authority, Security Checkpoint and Terminal Connector at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) Phase II ($2,000,000);
  • Catasauqua Borough, Iron Works Catasauqua – Phase II, Catasauqua Borough ($250,000)
  • Whitehall Township, Whitehall Township Police & Municipal Services Complex – Phase II, Whitehall Township ($500,000);
  • National Museum of Industrial History, Second Floor Expansion, City of Bethlehem ($1,000,000).

“Working together with Governor Wolf and my colleagues from both chambers in the Lehigh Valley delegation on these joint priorities made this critical funding a reality,” Boscola stated.  “Our bi-partisan delegation recognizes the importance of these redevelopment and community projects such as these in our urban cores to promote economic growth and improve our communities.”

The RACP (Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program) is used for the acquisition and construction of regional economic, cultural, civic, recreational, and historical improvement projects. Qualifying projects have a regional or multi-jurisdictional impact, help create or maintain jobs, and generate economic activity.

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