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District 9 News

11/20/2018
Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Deputy Secretary for Workforce Development Eileen Cipriani and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) officials today highlighted Governor Tom Wolf’s PAsmart initiative during a visit to the Bedford County Technical Center (BCTC) in Everett and the school’s cooperative-education program at PennDOT’s Maintenance Facility in Bedford.
 
11/16/2018
​PennDOT has lifted the speed limit restrictions that were in place on several roadways in the region.
 
11/15/2018
Motorists are advised that Route 22 Westbound has been reopened. The roadway had been closed earlier from the intersection of Route 764 to the Gallitzin Exit in Blair and Cambria Counties due to a disabled tractor trailer.
 
11/15/2018
Due to the severity of the winter storm, PennDOT is temporarily reducing the speed limit on several roadways in the region.
 
11/13/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that prime contractor HRI, Inc of State College, weather depending, will begin signal upgrade work beginning on Wednesday, November 14, on Route 22 and Route 1001 (Plank Road) as part of the Route 22 safety improvements project in Duncansville Borough, Blair County.
 
11/8/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that prime contractor Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. of State College, will begin traffic signal installation work on Monday, November 12, as part of the Route 22 and 829 Intersection Improvement Project in Henderson Township, Huntingdon County.
 
11/8/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will conduct an open house and plans display to discuss the proposed Great Trough Bridge #2 Replacement Project in Wood Township, Huntingdon County. The Route 913 (Main Street) over Great Trough Creek project will include the replacement of the bridge with minimal roadway approach work. During construction, current plans are to maintain traffic on the bridge using a single alternating lane.
 
11/7/2018
Motorists are advised that Route 3026 (Clapboard Run Road) will be closed on Thursday, November 8, in Conemaugh Township, Cambria County, so that repairs can be made to two slope areas. A detour will be implemented until needed repairs can be completed.
 
11/7/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will conduct an open house and plans display to inform the public of the proposed Route 3015 (Main Street) Structure Replacement Project in Scalp Level Borough, Cambria County. The project consists of the replacement of the existing bridge over Little Paint Creek with a new structure. Bantley Place will also be relocated north of Little Paint Creek. Traffic will be maintained via a detour.
 
11/6/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will conduct an open house and plans display to discuss the Sunset Road Improvements Study which has investigated various improvement options to address safety and mobility issues along Route 4013 (Sunset Road) in Carrolltown Borough, East Carroll Township, and Elder Township, Cambria County.
 
11/1/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is pleased to announce the winners of the District 9 “Paint the Plow” contest which wrapped up yesterday. Each county has a “Fan Favorite” and Judges Pick winner. The judges pick was chosen by a panel of judges in each county. The “Fan Favorite” was chosen by Facebook users by “liking” their favorite in the contest photo albums on the PennDOT Facebook page. The winners are:
 
10/24/2018
Today, the Wolf Administration announced that safety, economic development, and efficient travel will all be enhanced when the new 11-mile section of Route 219 in Somerset County opens next month.
 
10/24/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is inviting the public to choose the “Fan Favorite” of the District 9 “Paint the Plow” contest by “liking” their favorite in the contest photo albums on the PennDOT Facebook page.
 
10/12/2018
–Motorists are advised that the traffic signal at the intersection of Route 164 (Dunnings Highway) and Johnstown Road in Freedom Township, Blair County is malfunctioning due to damage it sustained after a recent power surge.
 
10/9/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will conduct an open house and plans display to inform the public of the proposed Route 160 (Evergreen Road) over Settlemeyer Run, Culvert Replacement project in Summerhill Township, Cambria County.
 
10/9/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will conduct an open house and plans display to inform the public of the proposed Somerset County local non-composite bridge rehabilitation project in Addison, Quemahoning, and Elk Lick townships in Somerset County. The tree bridges are located along the following: T-858 (Braddocks Run Road), T-323 (Tub Mill Run Road), and T-640 (Reffner Road).
 
10/9/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that prime contractor New Enterprise Stone and Inc., of New Enterprise, will begin safety improvements on Route 160 in Southampton Township and Wellersburg Borough, Somerset County on Monday, October 15.
 
10/5/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that prime contractor HRI Inc., of State College will begin repair work on Tuesday, October 9, on a pipe replacement on northbound Route 36, in Blair County.
 
10/4/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will conduct an open house and plans display to introduce the proposed T-308 Sheetz Way bridge rehabilitation project in Greenfield Township, Blair County.
 
10/4/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that prime contractor Palo Inc., of Clarion, will begin repair work on Monday, October 8, on the Route 4018 (Lower Riggles Gap Road) Bridge in Antis Township, Blair County.