Archive for May, 2013

Route 219 Expansion project gets greenlight to move forward

May 20, 2013

WJACTV (May 20, 2013)

SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa. — A long-awaited road improvement project in Somerset County has gotten the greenlight from the Environmental Protection Agency. The agency decided to approve the Route 219 project as it was proposed which clears the way for one last permit.

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Final Route 219 permit expected this week

May 20, 2013

Daily American (May 20, 2013)

The federal Environmental Protection Agency will not ask for an additional review of the Route 219 project from the Meyersdale Bypass north to where the four-lane currently ends in Somerset.

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Officials: Money is there to finish Route 219

May 11, 2013

The Tribune Democrat (May 11, 2013)

JOHNSTOWN — Comparing the undesignated money in the Pennsylvania Appalachian Development Highway System fund with unfinished corridors statewide makes clear that completing the southern link of Route 219 is the best use of that money, suggest supporters of the four-lane, limited access north-south highway.

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