Continental 1 Encouraged by Meyersdale-to-Somerset Route 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 (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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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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