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Entries for August 2018

Resurfacing Project on Bayfront Connector to Start Next Week.

A construction project that will give motorists a smoother ride more than two miles of the Bayfront Connector (Route 4034) in Erie County is scheduled to begin next week.

The project will improve 2.51 miles of Bayfront Connector from the Interstate 79 line to the intersection with Sassafras Street.

Work will involve milling and resurfacing, concrete pavement patching, and upgraded curb ramps, guiderail, signs, and pavement markings.

Construction is expected to begin on September 4, 2018, and work is scheduled for completion by December 21, 2018.

The contractor is Russell Standard Corporation of Union City, PA. The contract cost is $2,016,875, which is to be paid entirely with federal funds.

No detours are expected, but motorists will encounter lane restrictions.

PennDOT urges motorists to slow down when driving in work zones, and also to be alert to changing conditions, avoid distractions and to pay attention to signs and flaggers. Drive responsibly in work zones for your safety and the safety of the workers.

For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by the state transportation funding plan (Act 89), or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit www.projects.penndot.gov.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 850 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

Follow PennDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAErie


What do you want to see in Erie County's public spaces? Take this quick survey to tell us your thoughts. Responses will help shape the county's Parks, Trails & Recreation plan.

For more information, visit the Erie County Department of Planning or go directly to the survey here.


The Pennsylvania Business One-Stop Shop is the go-to resource for planning, registering, operating, and growing a business in Pennsylvania.

Serving as the first point of contact for Pennsylvania business development concerns, the Pennsylvania Business One-Stop Shop connects and guides businesses through all stages of development — from planning and startup to operating and expanding. Whether seeking information about registering a business, Act 32 and Local Earned Income Tax withholding, Unemployment Compensation (UC) tax, diverse business resources, and more, the Pennsylvania Business One-Stop Shop can help provide answers to business-related questions.

With an easy-to-navigate website and backed by a team of business consultants and subject matter experts, entrepreneurs and small businesses have access to the resources, tools, and experience to help them dream big, plan for the future, and achieve their goals.

To learn more about the Pennsylvania Business One-Stop Shop, visit business.pa.gov.


We are looking for feedback on Celebrate Erie 2018, and are asking you to please take a few minutes to complete the survey here

The survey should take you no longer than 10 minutes to complete. Please be assured that your answers will be treated confidentiality. After you have submitted this survey, you will be entered into a cash drawing. We will be selecting THREE winners to win $200 each. Winners will be drawn on August 31st and notified via email.


The Erie County maintenance schedule for the week of August 13th, 2018 is:

Activity Municipalities State Route Common Road Name
Seal Coat Leboeuf Township SR 2005 Sturgis Road
Seal Coat Union Township SR 2007  Shreve Ridge Road
SR 2010 Concord Road
Seal Coat Concord Township SR 2014 Hammond Road
SR 2018 Lovell Road
SR 0089 Route 89
Manual Patching Franklin Township SR 0098 Route 98
Manual Patching Springfield Township SR 0090 I-90
Manual Patching City of Erie SR 4017 Pittsburgh Avenue
Manual Patching Summit Township SR 0090 I-90
Manual Patching Greenfield Township SR 0089 Route 89
Shoulder Cutting Edinboro Borough SR 3006 Rout 6N Road
Shoulder Cutting Washington Township SR 3014 Old State Road
Shoulder Cutting Franklin Township SR 3008 Crane Street
Crack Sealing Waterford Township SR 0197 Waterford Street
Crack Sealing Summit Township SR 0019 Peach Street
Drain Cleaning Venango Township SR 0474 Jamestown Road
Drain Cleaning Conneaut Township SR 3003 Barney Road
Drain Cleaning Platea Borough SR 3031 Peach Street
Drain Cleaning Springfield Township SR 0005 West Lake Road
Bridge Repair McKean Township SR 4011 Grubb Road
SR 4103 Bargain Road
Pipe Replacement Greene Township SR 1001 Lake Pleasant Road

For more information about this maintenance schedule please contact the Erie County Maintenance Office at (814) 871-4411.

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  • Concern - There is water bubbling up from the street.
  • Compliment - The renovation in Perry Square looks great! Nice job!
  • Question - Where can I obtain a vendor permit?

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