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PennDOT Announces Public Virtual Plans Display for Bridge Replacement on Route 119, Hempfield Township in Westmoreland County


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to participate in a virtual plans display for the Bridge Replacement project located on Route 119 in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County.

The project consists of the replacement of the existing structure carrying Route 119 (Crabtree Road) over a branch of Crabtree Creek in Hempfield Township. Traffic is anticipated to be detoured for approximately one (1) week during construction.

The virtual plans display includes project information, anticipated design and construction schedules, and a location map. The virtual plans display can be accessed on the PennDOT website beginning Monday, January 18 and will be available through Monday, February 1.

To access the webpage visit click on the Public Meetings link under the District Links heading, pick the Westmoreland County box, and then choose the State Route 119 over Crabtree Creek Project tile.

In accordance with Governor Wolf’s COVID-19 mitigation efforts, feedback and questions should be directed to the PennDOT Project Manager James D. Sisul, at or 724.439.7379. Media inquiries should be directed to Jay Ofsanik, Acting Press Officer at or 724-439-7135.

The purpose of the plans display is to introduce the project and receive public input regarding any questions or concerns with the project. It 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.

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.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Jay Ofsanik, 724-439-7135