A $1.2 million project to improve pedestrian access and safety along several roads in Millcreek Township, Erie County will start next week.
The project includes the construction of new curb ramps, sidewalks and pavement markings along the following state-owned roadways:
• Route 20 – from approximately 1,500 feet east of the intersection with Wegman’s Drive to approximately 475 feet east of the intersection with Asbury Road (SR 4009).
• Route 20 – from approximately 200 feet east of the intersection with Butt Street to approximately 280 feet east of the intersection with Zuck Road (SR 4015).
• Route 5 – from approximately 575 feet east of the intersection with Asbury Road (SR 4009) to approximately 400 feet west of the intersection with State Route 4017.
• Route 19 – from approximately 300 feet north of the intersection with Kuntz Road (SR 4026) to approximately 100 feet south of the intersection of Grandview Boulevard (SR 4014).
• Route 832 – from approximately 650 feet south of the intersection with Route 20 to approximately 550 feet north of the intersection with Route 5.
• Route 4009 (Asbury Road) – from the intersection with Route 20 to approximately 600 feet north of the intersection with 23rd Street.
In total, 6.48 miles of roadway will receive pedestrian improvements.
The contractor is Valvala Concrete Construction, LLC of Erie, PA. The contract cost is $1,235,368.05, which is to be paid 80 percent with federal funds and 20 percent with state funds.
Work is expected to start May 21, 2018. It is scheduled to be completed in October 2018.
PennDOT urges motorists to slow down when driving in work zones, and also to be alert to changing conditions, avoid distractions and to pay attention to signs and flaggers. Drive responsibly in work zones for your safety and the safety of the workers.
For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by the state transportation funding plan (Act 89), or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit www.projects.penndot.gov.
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