US 219 PUBLIC WORKSHOP SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 6 IN GRANTSVILLE, GARRETT COUNTY

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Updated Planning Approach Studies Improvements from I-68 to Meyersdale, PA 

What:
  
The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration SHA) is hosting an informational  public workshop in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The agencies will introduce the US 219 Planning and Environment Linkages Study to obtain feedback on the vision, goals and study alignments. 

The study’s focus is on safety enhancements and economic development linking the four-lane section of US 219, I-68 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Feedback is important as residents stakeholders and resource agencies work to evaluate the corridor’s future and document the results for use as the basis for future project development. Information is also available at http://us219md-pa.com/.

When:  
    
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 between 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Where: 
 
Granstville Elementary School – Cafeteria, 120 Grant Street, Grantsville 21536 (Snow Date: January 13, 2016 if county public schools are closed or if the county’s snow emergency plan is in effect.)

Information:   

Meeting attendees may walk through to view displays at their own pace. Project team members will be available to discuss study-related issues and answer questions.

Those who have questions about the US 219 Project may contact:

Barry Kiedrowski, P.E., SHA Project Management Division Chief, 707 North Calvert Street MS C-301, Baltimore 21202. He may be reached at 1-800-548-5026 or bkiedrowski@sha.state.md.us.

Greg Illig, P.E., Senior Project Manager, PennDOT Engineering District 9-0, 1620 North Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648. He may be reached at 1-814-696-7179 or gillig@pa.gov.
 
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