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Construction Office Opens! | October 4, 2021

The construction project field office for SR 981, Section Q20 is located at 3894 SR 981, Mount Pleasant, PA 15666, the former Key Bank building.

Field office

Project Contacts

Domince A. Caruso, P.E.

Title: PennDOT Construction Manager

Phone: 724.439.7286


Jeffery R. Miller

Title: PennDOT Project Manager

Phone: 724.849.0029

Fax: 724.849.0047


Construction truck parked on SR 981 during utility relocation work

Project Overview

SR 981, Section Q20 is approximately 4.5 miles and extends from the intersection of SR 981 and SR 819, just north of Mount Pleasant Borough, and ends near the intersection of SR 981 and SR 2023 in Norvelt, Mount Pleasant Township. Section Q20 primarily follows SR 981 with some offline shifts to improve the roadway. This project is advancing to construction in fall 2021.

Typical Section
Laurel Valley Corridor

The upgraded LVTIP corridor will include a two-lane typical section, featuring 12-foot travel lanes and eight-foot shoulders. Curves and grades will be improved throughout the corridor, and the roadway improvement will fit the community context.

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