Letter: SBU views four-lane Route 219 as critical

October 10, 2014

Olean Times Herald (October 10, 2014)

I respect the work that Jeff Belt has done to represent our economic development needs within the region. He is a dedicated advocate for our great Olean community. At the same time, I need to express my concern that continued delay on the completion of Route 219 creates levels of significant hardship.

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VIDEO: DOT to discuss Route 219 bridge plans

September 30, 2014 (September 30, 2014)

CONCORD, N.Y. (WIVB) – Representatives from the New York State Department of Transportation will be at Concord Town Hall Tuesday night, to answer questions about plans to replace the former Route 219 bridge. Construction is scheduled for 2015.

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Supporters of Route 219 push for studies

September 16, 2014

Olean Times Herald (September 14, 2014)

Remarks reported last week by regional economic development officials regarding Route 219 have sparked calls by supporters of the proposed expressway for renewed effort to fund environmental studies.

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Public workshop set for Route 219 South

September 16, 2014

Daily American (September 12, 2014)

If 7 miles of Route 219 are built from Meyersdale south, there will be a 77-mile four-lane limited access highway from Carrolltown in Cambria County to Interstate 68 in Maryland.

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Letter: Four-lane 219 of utmost importance to Dresser-Rand

September 15, 2014

Olean Times Herald (September 15, 2014)

Dresser-Rand supports the completion of a four-lane highway on Route 219 from Peters Road, just south of Springville, to Interstate 86 in the Southern Tier. While any proposed improvements to the existing 28-mile, two-lane stretch of highway would be a step in the right direction, we believe the ultimate goal must be a four-lane highway.

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