Archive for May, 2010

North-South Corridor gets Continental 1 Support

May 24, 2010

Cumberland Times-News – By Kevin Spradlin
— CUMBERLAND — The head of a local agency garnered support from a key stakeholder in the efforts to move along the expansion of U.S. routes 219 and 220.

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Route 219 to remain part of Continental 1

May 24, 2010

By Bruce SIWY

Community leaders have helped ensure that the bulk of Route 219 remains a part of the proposed Continental 1 trade corridor. “We got exactly what we wanted,” said Somerset County Commissioner John Vatavuk.

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Highway to Bypass Johnstown

May 24, 2010

RIDGWAY — A move to shift Continental 1, the proposed north-south trade route stretching from Toronto to Miami, away from the long-preferred Route 219 through Cambria and part of Somerset County, to an easterly route, has come to an abrupt halt.

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