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History of the US 219 Corridor

  • 1988 - 1999 PennDOT constructed the four-lane Meyersdale Bypass and completes a Needs study that identifies two projects on US 219
    • Somerset to Meyersdale, Pennsylvania
    • Meyersdale, Pennsylvania to I-68 in Maryland

  • 2001 - 2007 Meyersdale, PA to I-68, MD project began preliminary engineering and environmental studies before being put on hold due to funding constraints

  • 2014 Restart of the Meyersdale, PA to I-68, MD project and environmental studies

  • 2015 - 2016 Meyersdale, PA to I-68, MD project changed to a Planning and Environment Linkages Study (PEL). To learn more about the PEL study, and its stand-alone project in Maryland, please visit the project website here.

  • 2016-2017 I-68 to Old Salisbury Road project completes preliminary engineering, and the environmental document is approved