Property owners threatened by the Susquehanna Thruway will be able to learn the status of their property on November 15, 2017 when PennDOT reveals the new route at a public meeting. Faherty Law Firm attorneys will attend the meeting and be available to answer questions.
PennDOT sets new route for Susquehanna thruway
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced the new alignment it prefers for a 2-mile section on the Central Susquehanna Valley Thruway in Snyder County.
PennDOT was forced to find a new path for part of the U.S. Routes 11/15 bypass of Shamokin Dam and Hummels Wharf after discovering the limited-access highway could not be built over two fly-ash basins.
It studied three alternatives and said it is recommending the route that passes east of the basins.
It has the least impact on homes, farm land and noise levels, it says.
It will require taking seven additional residences, said Matt Beck, assistant plans engineer.
Five other residences already are acquired and will not be needed, […]