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PennDOT Announces Public Meeting, Plans Display for Oliver Road Improvement Project in Summit Township, Erie County


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation invites the public to a meeting and plans display regarding the intersection improvement project at Route 4008 (Oliver/Flower Road) in Summit Township, Erie County.

The purpose of the meeting is to introduce the project and obtain feedback about the preliminary design plans for a single-lane roundabout to be built at the intersection of Route 4008 (Oliver/Flower Road) and Hamot Road.

The project will also include roadway realignments, sidewalks, improvements to the shoulders and highway lighting, and drainage upgrades. Work is expected to take place during the 2021 construction season.

The meeting will involve a brief presentation at 6:15 PM, followed by an opportunity for residents, commuters, local business owners, and other stakeholders to offer feedback at various work stations. PennDOT representatives and design consultants will be on hand to answer questions.  

DATE:                       Thursday, May 2, 2019
TIME:                         6 to 8 PM – plans display
           6:15 PM – presentation
LOCATION:               Erie County Technical School
8500 Oliver Road
Erie, PA 16509
Those not able to attend in person are encouraged to still provide feedback by viewing digital copies of the presentation and public comment form, available online at following the meeting.  

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 Mike Hunkele, PennDOT Project Manager, no later than April 18, 2019 at or 814-678-7173.

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

A map showing the location of the proposed roundabout in Summit Township, Erie County.