Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

05/31/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/31/2023 13:23

PennDOT Announces Virtual Plans Display for Route 1060 Salina Bridge Replacement Project in Westmoreland and Armstrong County

PennDOT Announces Virtual Plans Display for Route 1060 Salina Bridge Replacement Project in Westmoreland and Armstrong County


Uniontown, PA - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's (PennDOT's) Engineering District 12, along with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), invites the community to participate in a Virtual Plans Display on the proposed Route 1060 Salina Bridge Replacement project in Bell Township, Westmoreland County and Kiskiminetas Township, Armstrong County.

The proposed project includes the replacement of the Salina Bridge that carries Route 1060 over the Kiskiminetas River and Norfolk Southern Railroad. A new bridge will be constructed downstream from the existing Salina Bridge, traffic will be maintained in both directions on the existing bridge during construction.

The information on the Route 1060 Salina Bridge Replacement Project including a short overview and an online comment form will be available online. The virtual plans display can be accessed on the PennDOT website beginning Wednesday, May 31, 2023, and will be available through Wednesday, June 14, 2023.

The page can be accessed by visiting the PennDOT District 12 website at, clicking on the Public Meetings link under the District Links heading, clicking on the Westmoreland County box, and selecting the Route 1060 Salina Bridge Replacement Project Tile.

Those unable to access the information online may give feedback by contacting PennDOT Project Manager Troy Pritts at 724-415-2401 or [email protected].

The purpose of the online plans display is to introduce the project and receive public input regarding any questions or concerns with the project. It is also an opportunity for the public to review and comment on the project's potential effect upon Cultural Resources pursuant to the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation's 36 CFR Part 800 regulations implementing Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

The project documents will be made available in alternative languages or formats if requested. If you need translation/interpretation services or have special needs or have special concerns that require individual attention, contact PennDOT Project Manager Troy Pritts at 724-415-2401 or [email protected].

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, PennDOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability. If you feel that you have been denied the benefits of, or participation in a PennDOT program or activity, you may contact the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Bureau of Equal Opportunity, DBE/Title VI Division at 717-787-5891 or 800-468-4201.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 1,000 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.   

Subscribe to PennDOT news and traffic alerts in Fayette, Greene, Washington, and Westmoreland counties at PennDOT District 12.   
Information about infrastructure in District 12, including completed work and significant projects, is available at District 12 Results. Find PennDOT's planned and active construction projects at PennDOT Projects.   

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Contacts: Melissa Maczko, 724-439-7135 or [email protected]

Toni Hartley, 724-425-3018 or [email protected]

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