PennDOT to Hold Public Meeting for Williams Road Bridge Study

PennDOT to Hold Public Meeting for Williams Road Bridge Study

Oil City, PA -- The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation invites the public to a meeting regarding a study of the Williams Road Bridge in Plum Township, Venango County.

The bridge, over the Middle Branch of Sugar Creek, is located on Williams Road, just east of the intersection with Route 427 (Bradleytown Road) and about one-half mile west of the intersection with Lesh Road.

The bridge was built in 1880 and is posted with a three-ton weight restriction. The bridge is used by approximately 100 vehicles a day, on average.

The meeting will be held in conjunction with a regularly scheduled work session of the Plum Township Supervisors.

The study is intended to evaluate needs for improvement to the Williams Road Bridge in Plum Township. The study area generally consists of Williams Road Bridge and the roadway in either direction approximately 250 feet.

The public meeting will be held:

Date:               Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Time:              6 PM (Presentation and Q&A)

Location:       Chapmanville Volunteer Fire Department
                     458 Meadville Road
                     Titusville, PA  16354

The purpose of the Public Meeting is to discuss the historic bridge rehabilitation analysis, describe the study process, review the next steps, and gather public input. 

The Public Meeting location is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  In addition, if you or an individual with whom you are familiar does not speak English as their primary language and who has a limited ability to read, write, speak, or understand English desires to participate in this meeting, or if you require special assistance to attend and/or participate in this meeting, or need additional information please contact Dawn Schilling, at McCormick Taylor, Inc. at (412) 922-880.  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.

Anyone with information regarding cultural resources (historic or archaeological) in the study area should attend this meeting.


For additional information, please contact PennDOT Project Manager Tom Alcorn, PennDOT District 1-0, at (814) 678-7365.

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