News for Immediate Release
April 22, 2013
PennDOT to Hold Public Plans Display for Philip J. Fahy Memorial (New Street) Bridge Project in the City of Bethlehem
Allentown – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will hold a public plans display tomorrow to update residents, business owners and motorists about the proposed rehabilitation to the Philip J. Fahy Memorial (New Street) Bridge over the Lehigh River, Monocacy Creek, and Lehigh Canal in the City of Bethlehem, Northampton County.
The project is being designed to rehabilitate the ten-span steel I-beam and steel
rigid frame structure that carries New Street over the Lehigh River in the City of Bethlehem.
The plans will be displayed from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Bethlehem City Hall, 10 East Church Street, Bethlehem. Residents, business owners and motorists are encouraged to attend.
At the meeting, PennDOT and design consultant engineers will present plans, traffic impacts, and explain the design process of the proposed improvements to the Philip J. Fahy Memorial Bridge.
The design consultant for this project is HNTB Corporation of Philadelphia, Pa.
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Ronald J. Young, Jr., M.P.A. | District Press Officer
PA Department of Transportation | Engineering District 5
1002 Hamilton Street | Allentown PA 18101
Phone: 610.871.4555 | Fax: 610.871.4126