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​DISTRICT 9

Counties: Bedford | Blair | Cambria | Fulton | Huntingdon | Somerset

PennDOT’s Engineering District 9 is responsible for the state-maintained transportation network in this region. This includes 3,993 total road miles and 2,084 state bridges.

We also work with local governments, elected officials, stakeholders, and the public on keeping people and goods moving safely and efficiently in this region.


Press Releases

Construction to Begin on Route 1007 (Shanksville Road) Bridge in Stonycreek Township

05/22/2017

 Construction for the Route 1007 (Shanksville Road) bridge, spanning a tributary to Stonycreek River in Stonycreek Township, Somerset County, is scheduled to begin as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. Replacement of this bridge will allow PennDOT to remove it from Somerset County’s structurally deficient bridge list. . Read More

Construction to Begin on Route 4031 (Back Vail Road) Bridge in the Borough of Tyrone

05/22/2017

 Construction for the Route 4031 (Back Vail Road) bridge, spanning Decker Run in the Borough of Tyrone, Blair County, is scheduled to begin as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. Replacement of this bridge will allow PennDOT to remove it from Blair County’s structurally deficient bridge list. . Read More

PennDOT Honors Star of Excellence Recipients

05/17/2017

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today recognized 30 PennDOT employees for their outstanding performance with the Star of Excellence Award, PennDOT’s highest recognition. Two employees from PennDOT’s District 9, which represents Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Huntingdon, Fulton and Somerset counties were among the honorees. . Read More

Public Meeting and Plans Display for the Route 56 Safety Study

05/17/2017

​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will conduct an open house and plans display to inform the public of the proposed Route 56 Safety Study between Windber Borough, Somerset County and Pleasantville Borough, Bedford County. This study assessed traffic, safety, and driving conditions between these areas. Project findings and potential improvements have been determined and will be discussed. . Read More

Public Meeting and Plans Display for the Route 56 Safety Study

05/16/2017

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will conduct an open house and plans display to inform the public of the proposed Route 56 Safety Study between Windber Borough, Somerset County and Pleasantville Borough, Bedford County. This study assessed traffic, safety, and driving conditions between these areas. Project findings and potential improvements have been determined and will be discussed. . Read More