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PennDOT Announces Public Virtual Plans Display for Bridge Preservation Projects in Fayette, Greene, and Westmoreland Counties

12/08/2021

Uniontown, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to participate in a virtual plans display for the Bridge Preservation project which includes 11 bridges located in Fayette, Greene, and Westmoreland Counties. 

The scope of work for this project consists of deck joint replacement and other minor structure preservation work.  Traffic will be maintained during construction.

The virtual plans display includes project information, anticipated design and construction schedules, and a location map. The virtual plans display can be accessed on the PennDOT website beginning Tuesday, December 14. The comment period will be open through Thursday, December 30.

To access the webpage visit www.PennDOT.gov/District12 click on the Public Meetings link under the District Links heading, pick the Fayette, Greene or Westmoreland County box, and then choose the Expansion Dam Preservation Project 2022 tile.

The project is due to be let in February 2022. Work is expected to start in the spring of 2022 and be completed in November 2022.

In accordance with Governor Wolf’s COVID-19 mitigation efforts, feedback and questions should be directed to the PennDOT Project Manager James P. Wolfe, PE, at jameswolfe@pa.gov or 724-430-4420. Media inquiries should be directed to Jay Ofsanik, Acting Press Officer at jofsanik@pa.gov or 724-439-7135.

The purpose of the plans display is to introduce the project and receive public input regarding any questions or concerns with the project. It is also an opportunity for the public to review and comment on the project’s potential effect upon Cultural Resources pursuant to the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation’s 36 CFR Part 800 regulations implementing Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, PennDOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability. If you feel that you have been denied the benefits of, or participation in a PennDOT program or activity, you may contact the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Bureau of Equal Opportunity, DBE/Title VI Division at 717-787-5891 or 800-468-4201.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Jay Ofsanik, 724-439-7135