PennDOT releases highlights to 2021 construction season in two districts

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HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — PennDOT released the highlights of the many highway improvement projects that took place within District 9 and District 2 this year at an event with the Wolf Administration.

District 9 covers Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon and Somerset Counties.
District 2 covers Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Juniata, McKean, Mifflin and Potter Counties.

District 9 Highlights

Overall:

  • approximately 92 miles of paving
  • approximately 41 bridges were repaired or replaced
  • approximately 378 miles of roadway were seal coated

District 9 saw over $98 million worth of constriction projects on area roadways, District Executive Thomas Prestash said.

Notable projects completed:

  • Route 1001, Route 4004 (Goods Lane) to Route 764 resurfacing, Blair County, $6.2 million
  • Route 219 Carrolltown improvements, Cambria County, $6 million
  • Route 403, Somerset County line to Route 56 resurfacing, Cambria County, $4.2 million
  • Route 2047, Brotherton Road to Berlin/Somerset interchange, Somerset County, $10 million
  • Bridge preservations over PA Turnpike, Bedford/Somerset counties, $6.3 million
  • U.S. 22/North Juniata Street intersection realignment and bridge rehabilitation, Blair County, $3.2 million
  • Route 22, Mifflin County line to Route 1010 resurfacing, Huntingdon County, $7 million
  • Route 26, Jackson Corner slide repair, Huntingdon County, $1.8 million
  • Route 219, Meyersdale bypass resurfacing, Somerset County, $7.5 million
  • Route 219, McNally Bridge preservation, Somerset County, $2.2 million
  • Route 22, U.S. 22 interchanges concrete rehabilitation, Cambria County, $7.4 million

Projects for next year:

  • Route 3016, Lulay Street to Demuth Street corridor safety improvement, Cambria County, $7.7 million
  • I-99 Turnpike to Sproul/Claysburg resurfacing, Bedford/Blair counties, $9.3 million
  • I-70, Breezewood to Fulton County line resurfacing, Bedford County, $19.2 million
  • Route 3011, Franklin Street improvements, Cambria County, $1.3 million
  • Route 160, Route 756 intersection realignment, Cambria County, $1.8 million

District 2 Highlights

Overall:

  • approximately 70 miles of paving
  • approximately 34 bridges were repaired or replaced
  • approximately 428 miles of roadway were seal coated

This year, District 2 saw over $96 million worth of construction projects on roadways, according to District Executive Tom Zurat.

Notable projects completed:

  • Route 153 reconstruction of Front Street in Clearfield Borough with waterline, signal, and sidewalk improvements in Clearfield County, $3.7 million
  • I-99 highway restoration including patching and overlay of existing concrete roadway, guiderail and drainage in Centre County, $4.6 million
  • Route 2015 betterment as part of the Potters Mills Gap Project in Centre County, $9.7 million
  • Route 949 box culvert replacement over Maxwell Run in Elk County, $1.1 million
  • Route 146 bridge replacement over Red Mill Brook in McKean County, $1.2 million
  • Route 3002, 4th Street/Business 22 resurfacing in Grantville Township and Lewistown Borough in Mifflin County, $3.4 million
  •  Route 1001 bridge replacement over Cushing Creek in Potter County, $900,000

Projects for next year:

  • I-80 bridge replacements at the 123/Woodland interchange and reconstruction on SR 970 in Clearfield County, $18 million
  • Route 322 widening, safety improvements, and addition of a turn lane in Decatur Township in Clearfield County, $8.1 million
  • I-80/A18; Local interchange for SR 26/I-80 in Centre County east of I-80 exit 161, $52 million
  • Route 64/Route 550 intersection realignment in Centre County, $3.7 million
  • Route 150 City of Lock Haven signal upgrades in Clinton County, $2.8 million
  • U.S. Route 6 betterment in the borough of Port Allegany, McKean County, $1.3 million

For more details on the 2021 accomplishments, head to the District 9 or District 2 pages of PennDOT’s website.

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