PennDOT to Hold Public Hearing for Potters Mills Gap Project

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POTTERS MILLS – PennDOT District 2, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday to collect formal public testimony on the Potters Mills Gap Transportation Project, on Route 322 in Potter Township, Centre County.

The public hearing is scheduled from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. in the Centre Hall Elementary School at 211 N. Hoffer Ave. in Centre Hall and is part of a 45-day public review and comment period on the project’s Environmental Assessment (EA) and Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation Report. The documents consider improvements to Route 322, extending from just west of the Route 144/Route 322 intersection at Potters Mills past Sand Mountain Road near the Centre/Mifflin County line.

Throughout the public hearing, the public may review information about the project in a plans display area. Formal public testimony will also be accepted from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Anyone interested in providing oral testimony during the public hearing may schedule a time in advance by calling 814-359-9672. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the hearing facility is accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Hard copies of the EA and Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation Report are available at seven locations in and near the project area through May 19. The display locations include:

  • Centre County Planning and Community Development Office;
  • Centre Hall Library;
  • Centre Regional Planning Agency;
  • Mifflin County Planning and Development Department;
  • Potter Township Office;
  • Spring Mills Community Center; and
  • PennDOT District 2 Office.

Written comments on the documents may be sent by email to pmg-comments@mccormicktaylor.com, or by postal service to: Potters Mills Gap Comments; 329 Innovation Blvd., Suite 116; State College, PA 16803. The documents may also be reviewed online at PennDOT District 2’s Web site, where an electronic comment form is also available. On the District 2 web page, simply click on the Potters Mills Gap logo to access the form.

All written comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. on May 19.

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