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Construction on Route 981, Section Q20 will be completed during the 2024 construction season. This will be the first of three Laurel Valley Transportation Improvements Projects (LVTIP) to move to construction. The project extends from the intersection of Route 981 and Route 819 to Norvelt. To learn more about the project and what to expect as construction continues, visit the project page.

Thank you for visiting the Laurel Valley Transportation Improvement Project (LVTIP) website, a product of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Engineering District 12-0 and the Federal Highway Administration, in cooperation with Westmoreland County. The primary focus of the LVTIP is to improve safety, access and mobility along the Route 981 corridor between Route 819 and the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport.

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