PHIA News Digest – Vol. 3, No. 31

August 6, 2018

Route 33 left off list of critical freight corridors in the Lehigh Valley

When the Lehigh Valley Transportation Study was organizing its list of area freight corridors that could use extra funding, familiar names made the list. But when PennDOT made the state’s list to submit to the Federal Highway Administration, it took off Route 33.

$5 registration fee in Juniata County will not happen

Even though PennDOT is making road and bridge work funds available if counties adopt a $5 fee on all registered vehicles, Juniata County does not intend to participate.

Funding is set for I-99/I-80 interchange project

Improvements to the I-99/I-80 interchange have been in the works for a decade, and it’ll only be a couple more years until construction finally gets underway. That’s thanks to a $35 million federal Infrastructure for Rebuilding America grant.


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