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  • 2014 ProjectPATH Photo Contest Launches!

    Aug 01, 2014

    2014 ProjectPATH Photo Contest will accept entries from August 1 - September 12. What's your vision of the Commonwealth's transportation-connected heritage? Email submissions to SSmith@PreservationPA.org
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  • Working with Section 106: ACHP Guidance

    Feb 12, 2014

    The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) has recently published new guidance on compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. The guidance includes: The Role of the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer in the Section 106 Process, Section 106 and the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and the Section 106 Applicant Toolkit. Please visit: http://www.achp.gov/work106.html for more information.
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  • The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Announces 2014 Summer Internships in Cultural Resource Management

    Jan 09, 2014

    PennDOT’s Cultural Resource Management Program anticipates offering internships in cultural resource management and historic preservation at the Central Office in Harrisburg Pa. and in Indiana, Pa. at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Interns will be directly involved in important research on the management, study and stewardship of archaeological sites and historic resources affected by transportation projects. They’ll also be exposed to the full range of job skills and employment opportunities in Cultural Resource Management through formal seminars and rotations in GIS, curation, archaeological field work, project assessment, consulting, environmental review, and National Register evaluation. More information after the jump.
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  • Section 106 Annual Report: May 2012 - May 2013 Now Available

    Dec 23, 2013

    The 2012-2013 Annual Report for PennDOT's Section 106 Delegation Agreement is available online at: http://paprojectpath.org/penndot-crm/home.
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  • Before & Below I-95 in 2013: Archaeological & Historical Discoveries from the I-95 Girard Ave. Interchange Project

    Dec 03, 2013

    Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 6-8pm at the First Presbyterian Church in Kensington (418 E. Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125) ADA Accessible URS archaeologists and historians will share exciting findings from the archaeological investigations of PennDOT’s I-95 Girard Avenue Interchange Improvement Project. Experience the Philadelphia Riverwards’ history with artifacts from the past through engaging stories, videos, photos, and actual artifacts from the digs. Learn about early Fishtown families, the Dyottville Glassworks, and Indian settlements from 4000 BC that lie just beneath your feet! For more information: http://www.diggingi95.co
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  • Top 7 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Section 106 Consultation

    Nov 27, 2013

    The PA Historic Preservation Office recognized that Section 106 can be a complicated and at times, confusing process. Barbara Frederick, a historic structures reviewer for the PHMC-BHP, penned an excellent blog post with the Top 7 most frequently asked questions about Section 106 consultation. Visit the post for more info: http://pahistoricpreservation.com/7-frequently-asked-questions-section-106-consultation/
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  • UPDATE: ProjectPATH Display Issue Resolved

    Nov 15, 2013

    We have resolved the ProjectPATH data display issue. When we launched the recent upgrade, we inadvertently created an issue with the drop-down field display. Data in select drop-down fields was not visible. Our development team identified the issue and deployed a fix. Now, all data is visible. We apologize for the inconvenience and we appreciate your patience as we deployed a solution. Please feel free to contact me at 717-234-2310 ext.19 or jhorn@preservationpa.org with any questions or concerns. Sincerely, Jennifer Horn - Preservation Pennsylvania
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News

  • Trails connect Philly and Main Line

    Oct 27, 2011
    Bonnie L. Cook, Inquirer Staff Writer
    The ceremony at midspan launched a $1.5 million project that when complete - estimated at 18 months from now - will use the bridge as a greenway for hikers, bikers, and joggers. The bridge will connect the Cynwyd Heritage Trail in Lower Merion Township with the Ivy Ridge Trail in Philadelphia. Someday, planners project, it will be possible to get on a bike in the city and ride by trail to the farthest reaches of the suburbs, or the reverse.
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  • PennDOT seeks help restoring Keystone Markers

    Sep 28, 2011
    JOHN BEAUGE, The Patriot-News
    Over the years, the signs have disappeared or fallen into disrepair because the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, which owns them, does not have the money to maintain them. Those that remain are endangered, said Nathaniel C. Guest of Pottstown, who was the driving force in formation of the nonprofit Keystone Marker Trust, which was incorporated in 2010.
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  • Pennsylvania DCNR: Next South Mountain Lecture to Focus on Transportation Corridors and Their Impact on Land Use

    Sep 15, 2011
    DCNR
    The history and importance of transportation lines in the region will be the focus of the next lecture in the South Mountain Speakers Series on Sept. 29 at Shippensburg University. Dr. Paul Marr, a professor of geography and earth science, will offer a free lecture, "Highway Lines: Transportation Change from Braddock's Road to I-81" beginning at 7 p.m. at the Memorial Auditorium on campus.
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  • Vote as Early as Today on 6-Month Transportation Extension

    Sep 13, 2011
    By Alex Goldmark
    Congressional leaders have reached a tentative agreement to extend current transportation funding levels six months. The plan combines the existing surface transportation funding provisions, known as SAFETEA-LU, with Federal Aviation Administration authorization, which would be extended for four months. Republican leaders had been talking about wanting to remove the Transportation Enhancements provision in SAFTEA-LU, which go primarily to bike and walking provisions. The Transportation Enhancements program requires states to direct money to, among other areas, pedestrian and cycling projects.
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