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News & Press Releases

Below are the latest Press Releases and Travel Advisories related to the Bayfront Parkway project. 

Major Construction Getting Underway for the Bayfront Parkway Improvement Project in the City of Erie

October 31, 2023​Major work on the multi-year project to improve accessibility, safety, efficiency along the central portion of the Bayfront Parkway (Route 4034) in the City of Erie is underway.  Read more.

In Erie, Governor Shapiro and Secretary Carroll Celebrate Start of Bayfront Parkway Improvement Project with Business, Labor, and Local Leaders

September 15, 2023 - Governor Josh Shapiro and PennDOT Secretary Mike Carroll joined regional PennDOT, business, labor, and elected leaders to announce the start of a multi-year project to strengthen the connections between the City of Erie and the waterfront along a portion of Lake Erie by improving accessibility and safety for all users within the central corridor of the Bayfront Parkway. 

Watch a video and read a press release on the announcement online.  

Social Media

PennDOT monitors a Facebook public group focused on projects along the Bayfront. Join the Bayfront Parkway Project page for travel updates and other news related to construction. 

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Click on the picture below for a PDF version of the most current Bayfront Parkway project newsletter. Versions of Nepali and Spanish are also available below the picture. 

Click on the picture for a PDF version of the project newsletter.

Past Press Releases