PennDOT plans upgrades for 3 eastern Westmoreland bridges |

PennDOT plans upgrades for 3 eastern Westmoreland bridges

Jeff Himler

PennDOT will unveil details of three planned eastern Westmoreland County bridge improvement projects during a Sept. 19 open house at the Ligonier Township municipal building.

Slated for upgrades are structurally deficient bridges that carry Route 381 over Indian Creek in Donegal Township, Route 271 over Mill Creek in Ligonier Township and Route 259 over Tubmill Creek in Bolivar and Fairfield.

Project plans will be displayed from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the building’s meeting room, where PennDOT representatives and design consultants will be available to answer questions.

Details about scheduling of the projects and any related traffic impacts weren’t immediately available from PennDOT and should be addressed at the meeting.

Jeff Himler is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Jeff at 724-836-6622, [email protected] or via Twitter @jhimler_news.

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