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Continental 1 Encouraged by Bid on Meyersdale-to-Somerset Rout 219 Bids

October 30, 2014

Continental 1 (October 30, 2014)

Calls lower-than-expected bids “a pleasant surprise”

BUFFALO, NY (Oct. 29) – Continental 1, the organization advocating for the completion of a direct 1,500-mile trade corridor from Toronto to Miami utilizing Route 219 in New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland, expressed enthusiasm over reports that the low bid for the highly-anticipated Phase 2 of the Route 219 expansion project between Meyersdale and Somerset came in $15 million less than anticipated.

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Route 219 project: Phase 1 contractor turns in low bid for Phase 2 work

October 24, 2014

The Tribune-Democrat (October 24, 2014)

HOLLIDAYSBURG – Despite competitive proposals from many of the eight companies hoping to capture the contract for Phase 2 of Route 219, the apparent low bidder still came in with a price below engineer estimates at a bid opening Friday.

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Joseph B. Fay submits low bid for Route 219 bridges

October 24, 2014

DailyAmerican.com (October 24, 2014)

The Joseph B. Fay Co. has submitted the apparent low bid of $67,436,033 for the construction of five bridges for a four-lane Route 219 between Meyersdale and Somerset.

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