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Open House Planned Oct. 5 to Discuss Route 30 Rehab

By Submitted Report
The Tube City Almanac
September 26, 2017
Posted in: Announcements

The public is being asked to provide opinions next month regarding the planned reconstruction of U.S. Route 30 between Irwin and North Versailles Twp.

Nancy Kolenc, project manager for the state Department of Transportation's District 12 office, said in a prepared release that an open house will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5 in the cafeteria of Norwin Senior High School, 251 McMahon Drive, North Huntingdon Twp.

Information on the proposed master plan for the corridor will be available for review, and a brief presentation will be made at 6:30, Kolenc said.

PennDOT is planning to reconstruction almost six miles of the Route 30 corridor from 10th Street in Irwin, through North Huntingdon to Route 48 in North Versailles.

The first phase of the project involves developing a master plan, a PennDOT spokesperson said in a release. Once the improvements are finalized, later phases will involve multiple projects designed and constructed over time, PennDOT said.

PennDOT is requesting input from the community on ways to improve safety, traffic flow, infrastructure conditions and economic development, Kolenc said.

The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone having special needs or requiring special aid is asked to contact PennDOT before the meeting by calling (724) 439-7377 or emailing NKOLENC@pa.gov.

Originally published September 26, 2017.

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