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​District 9

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

Map showing the counties in District 9PennDOT's Engineering District 9 is responsible for the state-maintained transportation network in this region. This includes 3,934 total road miles and 2,081 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

Work Begins on the Coleridge Avenue Bridge Rehabilitatio


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that prime contractor Clearwater Construction, of Mercer, will begin work on a bridge rehabilitation project on Coleridge Avenue over Mill Run beginning on Tuesday, September 24. The bridge is located between the intersections of Browning and Milton Avenues in the City of Altoona, Blair County....Read More

Public Meeting and Plans Display for Bridge Replacements on Route 4027 over Hutchinson Run and Route 4029 over Sink Run


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will conduct an open house and plans display to inform the public of the proposed bridge replacement project located on Route 4027 (Pleasant Valley Boulevard) over Hutchinson Run, in Snyder Township and Tyrone Borough, Blair County Also presented will be the proposed culvert replacement on Route 4029 (Clay Avenue) over Sink Run in Tyrone Borough, Blair County. The Route 4027 project will utilize phased construction and the Route 4029 project will utilize a detour.  ...Read More

Route 56 Improvements Project Begins


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that prime contractor Cottle’s Asphalt Maintenance, Inc. of Everett, will begin work on a project that will consist of pavement preservation of Route 56, the rehabilitation of the Kernville Viaduct, the War Memorial Bridge and Point Stadium Bridge as well as the rehabilitation of two retaining walls. Tree cutting and trimming work will begin on Monday, September 16, 2019 in Dale Borough and the City of Johnstown, Cambria County....Read More

Public Invited to Job Fair for Blair County PennDOT Region


​The public is invited to attend a job fair the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 9 and the Blair County Maintenance will host on Tuesday, September 17 to learn about job opportunities the department offers in the District office as well as Blair County Maintenance....Read More

Repair Work on Blackburn Road Bridge to Begin in Cambria County


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that prime contractor Thornbury, Inc., of West Sunbury, PA, will start work Monday, September 9, to upgrade Blackburn Road Bridge, which runs over Hinckston Run in Jackson Township, Cambria County. ...Read More