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PennDOT Releases Draft PEL as Part of the State College Area Connector (SCAC) Study


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that the draft PEL (Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) Study) for the State College Area Connector Study (SCAC) is now available on the project site at\SCAC.

The SCAC study is being conducted by PennDOT in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The results of the PEL Study identify transportation alternatives to advance into the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process and preliminary engineering.

The Draft PEL report is being made available for public review and comment for a 30-day period. All comments must be received by the end of the day, March 19, 2023. All comments should be submitted electronically to:
Dean Ball, PE at

Comments can also be submitted in writing to:
PennDOT District 2-0, 70 PennDOT Drive, Clearfield, PA 16830, Attn: Dean Ball, PE.

SCAC Study information, including the draft PEL and other documents is available at The website is part of public outreach efforts undertaken by PennDOT and FHWA during all phases of the study.

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Media Contact: Marla Fannin

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