Pilot project for inspecting Peace Bridge trucks in Canada declared a success

April 22, 2015

by Robert McCarthy, Buffalo News

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Washington officials Wednesday declared successful a Peace Bridge experiment testing the feasibility of pre-inspecting U.S.-bound trucks in Canada, paving the way for an expected major reduction in congestion at the international span.

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Continental 1 representatives advocate in Washington for trade corridors

April 15, 2015

Bradford Era

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The multi-state advocacy group Continental 1 joined with the North/South Coalition on Capitol Hill in Washington to push infrastructure funding and trade corridors — including Continental 1 on U.S. Route 219.

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Construction Season Heating Up

April 5, 2015

from WTAJ-TV

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PENNSYLVANIA – Construction zones have been popping up all across the region, and there will be even work zones to be on the look out for come Monday.

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Another Voice: Completing next phase of Rt. 219 should be a priority

March 30, 2015

By Jack Ampuja
Buffalo News Op-Ed
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Continental 1 has been a priority in Western New York transportation circles for decades. The 1,500-mile trade route through Buffalo linking Toronto to Miami is a vision of manufacturers and logistics companies, providing the opportunity to utilize our region as a key distribution point for U.S. East Coast cargo.

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Reed calls Route 219 plans ‘step in right direction’

March 11, 2015

by Rick Miller, Special to The Bradford Era

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OLEAN, N.Y. — U.S. Rep. Tom Reed said Monday he thinks the recent decision by U.S. Route 219 supporters to concentrate on the Salamanca end of the proposed expressway “is a step in the right direction.”

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