Archive for August, 2011

Sen. Toomey Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill To Build Highways In Pennsylvania

August 4, 2011

“This is a simple solution that will not cost any additional taxpayer dollars and will help create jobs in Pennsylvania.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) announced today that he has co-sponsored S. 950, which would repeal a ban on states using toll road revenues as matching funds for Appalachian Development Highway System projects.

Congress authorized construction of the Appalachian Development Highway System in 1965, and 2,715.1 miles of the authorized 3,090-mile system were completed or under construction as of September 2010. Allowing states in the Appalachian corridor to use toll road credits as matching funds for the system will speed up the use of already allocated construction dollars for several Pennsylvania infrastructure projects. The ban does not exist outside the Appalachian corridor.

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SEIS Letter from Cattaraugus County Deptartment of Development, Planning & Tourism

August 4, 2011

Cattaraugus County knows the importance of a completed US Route 219 on the economic development of the region!
SEIS Letter-Cattaraugus County

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