Continental 1 wants funding returned for Route 219 extension

December 15, 2014

by David Bertola, Buffalo Business First

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As part of its 2015 agenda, Continental 1 is asking New York State to restore $6.7 million in funding for a supplemental environmental impact statement to help complete Route 219.

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Comments eyed from freight haulers on Route 219 improvements

December 11, 2014

Improvements are being eyed for U.S. Route 219, but key to making those a reality are comments from the area’s freight haulers.

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Continental 1 Releases 2015 Action Agenda

December 9, 2014

BUFFALO, NY (Dec. 9) – The Continental 1 board of directors today unveiled the organization’s 2015 action agenda, outlining the group’s legislative and collaborative efforts for the coming year in New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland.

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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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