Archive for February, 2013

Tree cutting starts Route 219 project

February 15, 2013

Daily American (February 15, 2013)

As the first tree fell Friday morning in the path of a four-lane Route 219 from Somerset to Meyersdale, supporters celebrated the beginning of the long-awaited project.

Read More

Timbering to begin to realign W. Pa.’s Route 219

February 15, 2013

York Daily Record (February 15, 2013)

SOMERSET, PA — Two contractors were set to begin cutting trees so the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation can realign a stretch of Route 219 in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Read More

Tree removal begins on Route 219 Friday

February 14, 2013

Daily American (February 14, 2013)

“I’ll believe it when I see it” is a common refrain among Somerset County residents when talking about a finished Route 219.

Today skeptics will see tangible evidence as crews begin cutting down trees along the route for the four-lane highway from Somerset to Meyersdale.

“This is the greatest day for Somerset County in a long, long time,” county Commissioner John Vatavuk said.
Get the information you need fast. Sign up for our Breaking News alerts today.

Read More