West Newton Bridge Rehab Project

Stay up to date on the Bridge Rehab Project with the following information below.

For the West Newton Bridge in the Borough of West Newton, Westmoreland County

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will conduct a public meeting to inform the general public of the proposed West Newton Bridge Rehabilitation Project in the Borough of West Newton, Westmoreland County, PA. The existing bridge crosses the Youghiogheny River and was originally constructed in 1909. The scope of the project tis to rehabilitate the bridge to maintain its historic significance while maintaining traffic during construction on a temporary bridge located downstream of the existing bridge.

The purpose of this meeting is to provide the public an opportunity to review and comment on the proposed project. Representatives from Penn DOT will be available to answer questions and receive comments regarding the project.

LOCATION: Simeral Square (across from the West Newton Senior Center at 103 East Main Street, Wet Newton, PA 15089)

DATE: Wednesday August 31, 2022

TIME: 5:00PM – 6:30PM

(If weather is inclement, location will be inside the West Newton Senior Center Building)

The public meeting location is ADA accessible and any person requiring special assistance is asked to contact the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation prior to the meeting. If you require additional information concerning this meeting, please contact Gary Ferrari, Project Manager by phone (724) 439-7156 or email gferrari@pa.gov prior to the public meeting; or write:

Mr. William Kovach, P.E.
District Executive
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Engineering District 12-0
825 N. Gallatin Ave. Ext.
Uniontown, PA 15401-2105
Attn: Gary Ferrari, Project Manager

*Public Officials will meet @ Simeral Square Park from 3:00PM-4:30PM

West Newton Borough

112 South Water Street
West Newton, PA 15089


Office Hours
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8:00am – 4:00pm.