The December episode of the
“Let’s Talk Bayfront”
online program will be focused on the ongoing work at the new multi-use
bridge near the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home in the City of Erie.
by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) as part of the
ongoing community engagement for the Bayfront Parkway Central Corridor
Improvement Project, “Let’s
Talk Bayfront” gives listeners an opportunity to hear updates on the
Construction Project Manager Justin Baker will be the guest for the December
21 session of the audio-only broadcast. He and PennDOT Press Officer Jill
Harry will discuss the unique aspects of the Soldiers’
and Sailors’ bridge, construction updates and how it relates to the
Bayfront Parkway improvements, as well as answer questions about the topic.
123-foot concrete bridge will provide access over the CSX railroad tracks for
pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists to the Veterans Cemetery and the
historic General Anthony Wayne Blockhouse nearby historical site.
lunchtime chat starts at 12:05 PM. Listeners can join through Microsoft Teams
Live anytime during the approximately 25-minute program. A link for the program
can be found on the Bayfront
Parkway Project page as well as in the project Facebook group.
To submit a question in advance or to be added to a
distribution list for information related to the series, email BayfrontProject@pa.gov.
Talk Bayfront” is a public outreach held during the lunch hour on the third
Tuesday of each month. The topics focus on a different aspect of the project
and how it is part of the overall goal to increase accessibility between the
downtown and the waterfront and safety for pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists
who travel along the roadway. All programs will be recorded and posted on the
webpage following the live sessions.
consultant team member Jim O’Mara will be the guest for the January
18 episode and will talk about the pedestrian and bicycle features included
in the Bayfront Parkway project.
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MEDIA CONTACT: Jill Harry, 814-678-5035