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PennDOT, Erie County, and City of Erie Announce Updated Information for the Bayfront Parkway Central Corridor Improvement Project Public Meeting


​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Erie County, and the City of Erie announce updated hours and parking information for the public meeting on the proposed improvements to the Bayfront Parkway Central Corridor (Route 4034).

The Central Corridor of the Bayfront Parkway consists of the intersections with Sassafras Street Extension, State Street, and Holland Street.

The meeting will be held to update the public on plans for possible improvements along the corridor. The event will include two opportunities to see a formal presentation, as well as an open house plans display and question and answer session. Representatives from PennDOT and ms consultants will be on hand to gather feedback and answer questions.

The meeting will be held:
Date:              August 7, 2019
Time:             Open House – 4:00 to 7:00 PM 
                      Presentations – 4:30 and 6:00 PM
Location:       Gannon University, Walden Campus Center, Yehl Ballroom  
                      124 West 7th Street
                      Erie, PA 16541

Free parking will be available at the Erie Parking Authority Garage Q located at 712 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16501. Attendees may obtain free parking vouchers at the meeting.

Following the meeting, the information presented on the project and the leading alternatives will be posted online at www.penndot/gov/District1 and, as well as in the Bayfront Parkway Project Facebook group. 

The plans display is also an opportunity for the public to review and comment on the project’s potential effect upon Cultural Resources pursuant to the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation’s 36 CFR Part 800 regulations implementing Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

The display is being held in a facility that complies with requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and it is accessible to individuals who have disabilities. Also, the project documents will be made available in alternative languages or formats if requested.  If you need translation/interpretation services or have special needs or have special concerns that require individual attention, we ask that you contact Mark Nicholson, PennDOT Project Manager at or 814-678-7057.

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, PennDOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability. If you feel that you have been denied the benefits of, or participation in a PennDOT program or activity, you may contact the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Bureau of Equal Opportunity, DBE/Title VI Division at 717-787-5891 or 800-468-4201.

MEDIA CONTACT: Jill Harry, 814-678-5035


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