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What Is a PEL?

The Planning and Environmental Linkage (PEL) study for the State College Area Connector will allow PennDOT and FHWA to make system-level decisions that will help shape individual projects throughout the corridor as they are developed and constructed over time. It is critical to identify important resources within the corridor early in the process to allow time to develop potential solutions that avoid, minimize, or mitigate impacts to these resources. The PEL Study will evaluate the safety, capacity, infrastructure, and other topics regarding southern Centre County.

What is the Process for Advancing Transportation Projects?

Transportation projects advance through five phases before they are able to be used by the traveling public. Click below to learn more about the various phases.


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