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Environmental Assessment is complete and ready for Public Input.  Click here to view and click here to submit your comments to PennDOT. 

 

I-80 Project Impact AAA Pocono Record Response to Sen. Scavello Article 

View a slightly longer version of the Pocono Record Article written by the Task Force.

 

YOUR OPINION MATTERS - mailer 

If you did not receive a mailer at your home please feel free to download here, fill it out and send into the borough. Your concerns will be relayed directly to PennDOT.

Stages of Reconstruction

https://www.newsbreak.com/news/3308700982497-3-phase-i-80-reconstruction-plans-unveiled-first-phase-starts-this-year?_f=app_share&s=a7&pd=0HC8KNM4&hl=en_US&send_time=1706565993&actBtn=shareButton&trans_data=%7B%22platform%22%3A1%2C%22cv%22%3A%2224.4.0%22%2C%22languages%22%3A%22en%22%7D

MainStMatters News Story 

https://www.facebook.com/RepProbst/videos/772233008343198

MainStMatters News Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIHeBUVwBLk

Poconos say no to warehouse and highway expansion

https://www.wvia.org/news/local/2024-03-05/poconos-says-no-to-warehouses-and-truck-terminals?fbclid=IwZXh0bgNhZW0CMTEAAR2PJQYmUd5rsw3c-RwjEcKuUR7DqSqjGcmYbhl-1ptfNm8fDhCC93Aw4oc_aem_ARC-0n5Zhqcjh2ni2y1sjoxSEzQjBsU06crrxGTQTV0cHFrLVLqiKhOP_fxbFmJLgQoqkChXBs3tPC9WfIGgJ0JG

Pocono Record Article

http://www.poconorecord.com/news/20171010/task-force-raising-awareness-on-i-80-project 

 

WBRE PAHomepage

http://www.pahomepage.com/news/homeowners-and-businesses-may-lose-out-to-highway-reconstruction-plan/417146758 

No-Fracking Laws in Delaware Watershed

Excavation of properties along the Marshella Formation may affect the Delaware River Basin Watershed which has been protected by no-fracking and is up for a vote this year to continue. 

http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/news/index.ssf/2017/02/are_fracking_restrictions_near.html

What's up with that: Building Bigger Roads Actually Makes Traffic Worse

Study evaluating a concept called induced demand - increasing the supply of something makes people want that thing even more. 

https://www.wired.com/2014/06/wuwt-traffic-induced-demand/

PennDOT's Proposed Reconstruction Plan 2D

Click here for PENN DOT 's proposed I-8O EXPANSION PLAN 

Long Range Transportation Plan conducted by Safe80 Task Force 2016. www.safe80.org/assets/I80_Corridor_Study.pdf

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