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Maryland officials break ground on Route 219 project

October 17, 2018

GRANTSVILLE, Md. – State officials broke ground Saturday on a long-awaited project that will realign a portion of U.S. Route 219 in Garrett County. The 1.4-mile section of highway will be built between Interstate 68 and Old Salisbury Road. The $61.5 million project has been a Garrett County transportation priority for decades.

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Photo Gallery: Meyersdale-to-Somerset Construction – October 2017

November 13, 2017
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Public weighs in on Route 219 improvement project

February 8, 2017

by Mark Pesto, The Tribune-Democrat

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GRANTSVILLE, Md. – Maryland transportation officials listened to the public’s opinions on the U.S. Route 219 Improvement Project at a joint public hearing Monday night at Grantsville Elementary School.

Three possible options were discussed Monday night – all involving the improvement of Route 219 between its interchange with Interstate 68 in Grantsville and Old Salisbury Road, which is approximately 1.4 miles north of the I-68/Route 219 interchange.

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