Archive for February, 2016

Big push is on for state funding for U.S. Route 219 studies

February 27, 2016

By Rick Miller, The Bradford Era

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U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, sent a letter to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently, urging him to apply for federal transportation funding to complete the U.S. Route 219 expressway in Cattaraugus County.

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New Route 219 Corridor Development Committee to meet

February 26, 2016

by Rick Miller, The Bradford Era

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LITTLE VALLEY, N.Y. — A new Route 219 Corridor Development Committee has been named by Cattaraugus County Legislature Chairwoman Paula Stockman, R-South Dayton.

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Letter: Expansion of Route 219 should be a top priority

February 13, 2016

Letter to the Editor – Buffalo News

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For 40 years, stakeholders have supported the expansion of Route 219 from a treacherous two-lane local road to a safe four-lane interstate highway. Highway users of New York’s Southern Tier, Pennsylvania and Maryland agree that the benefits include connectivity, safety, construction jobs and the positive economic impact on the towns and cities along Route 219.

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