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PennDot announces construction projects for Mercer County

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) highlighted major projects today for the 2019 construction season including more than 100 projects that will take place in Mercer and several other Counties in the northwest region, including Crawford, Erie, Forest, Venango, and Warren.

"I am pleased to announce a robust list of transportation projects for the northwest region, including continued use of innovative and cost-effective processes to support the rural roadway system," said Governor Tom Wolf. "These improvements to our secondary networks are vital to the economy and the quality of life of residents throughout the region."

There are 23 projects scheduled for Mercer County, including:

  • East State Street (Route 3008) – City of Sharon, Mercer County; roadway restoration and streetscape from Forker Boulevard to Oakland Avenue, $5.2 million;
  • Route 62 and State Street – City of Hermitage, intersection safety improvement, roundabout, $3.2 million;
  • Route 208 – Pine Township and Borough of Grove City, resurfacing from Lake Road to Route 58, $1.3 million;
  • Route 58 – Greene Township, bridge rehabilitation, $380,00;
  • Fredonia Road (Route 1004) over I-79 – Lake Township, bridge rehabilitation, $800,000;
  • Route 173 – Sandy Lake and Mill Creek townships, New Lebanon and Sandy Lake boroughs, resurfacing, $2.7 million; and
  • Various local roads – Borough of Sharpsville, reconstruction of West High and North Sixth streets, $433,000.

A complete list of anticipated projects can be found online through the 2019 Construction Book, which is under the District Links heading at www.penndot.gov/District1

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