Archive for March, 2012

Complete 219 south, then focus on north

March 8, 2012

The Tribune-Democrat – Readers’ Forum (February 16, 2012)

I’m glad to see that U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster has taken a strong interest in the completion of Route 219 in Somerset County.

The completion of the Somerset County section can serve as a building block in getting Route 219 completed north at least to Interstate 80.

As a professional truck driver, I often take Route 219 to Buffalo and cross the border into Ontario to deliver glass products to customers in the greater Toronto area.  Toronto is a huge market not only for raw materials, but for completed goods.

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