North-South Corridor gets Continental 1 Support

Posted on May 24th, 2010

Cumberland Times-News – By Kevin Spradlin
— CUMBERLAND — The head of a local agency garnered support from a key stakeholder in the efforts to move along the expansion of U.S. routes 219 and 220.

Colleen Peterson, executive director of The Greater Cumberland Committee, traveled Friday with officials representing Somerset County, Pa., to Ridgway, about 85 miles north of Altoona. Peterson made the case for the north-south thoroughfares to Continental 1, formerly the Pennsylvania 219 Association that has lobbied for the project since the 1960s.

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