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Transportation Funding Makes Bridge Replacement Possible in Westmoreland County

Uniontown, PA – Thanks to Act 89, the state’s transportation plan, a long-awaited $494,000 project will get underway to replace the bridge on Route 119 over Jacks Run in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County.  The old structure will be closed beginning on Monday, April 27 to allow crews to replace the bridge using a precast reinforced concrete box culvert.

A marked detour will be in place utilizing Route 119 to Route 22 to Route 819. PennDOT will issue updates on this project as work progresses. Motorists are advised to be cautious when driving through work zones, obey posted speed limits and always buckle up. Clearwater Construction Inc. is the contractor on this project, which is expected to be completed in early July.  

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 770 traffic cameras. 511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website. 

Media Contact: Valerie Petersen, Press Officer, 724-439-7375 

Road Closure Notice  Issued 3-20-2015 at 9 a.m.:

Harhai Road Bridge, which intersects with Albrights Lake Road is presently closed.  Motorists should follow the posted detour.

Spring Leaf Pick Up Dates:

Upcoming Spring leaf pick up dates will be Saturday, April 11th and Saturday, April 25th.  Leaves and yard waste will be collected.  A reminder to please use biodegradable paper bags and place them at the curb the night before pick up. 

First Commonwealth Bank petitions to withdraw as Union Cemetery Trustee

A hearing will be held on May 1, 2015 at the Westmoreland County Courthouse at which First Commonwealth Bank will request to withdraw as a Trustee of the Union Cemetery Association and transfer the real estate/cemetery grounds to another entity or entities.  Owners of cemetery lots or their representatives will be given an opportunity to be heard at said hearing.  To learn more, please download the official Public Notice - Union Cemetery Association.

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