Archive for May, 2013

Last barrier falls to Route 219 construction

May 23, 2013

The Tribune-Democrat (May 23, 2013)

SOMERSET — As hoped, the state Department of Environmental Protection came through Thursday with what is described as the final approval needed to allow Penn­DOT to advertise for bids on the Somerset-to-Meyersdale leg of Route 219.

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Final Permit for Route 219 Construction Issued

May 22, 2013

We Are Central PA (May 22, 2013)

WASHINGTON D.C.- Congressman Bill Shuster is pleased to announce that the final permit for the long awaited Rt. 219 four-lane extension from Somerset to Meyersdale in Somerset County has been approved. Construction of the approximate 11-mile project is set to begin late this summer.

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Route 219 expansion approved by the EPA

May 21, 2013

Altoona Mirror (May 21, 2013)

Rep. Shuster: One permit required for project to begin

Officials are hoping to secure one final permit before construction to improve and expand Route 219 can begin.

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