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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

  • Section 106 Consultation: 5 Steps to Meaningful Mitigation Outcomes

    Jan 09, 2014
    Barbara Frederick, a historic structures reviewer for the PHMC-BHP, writes an informative guide on Section 106 consultation. Frederick is responsible for reviewing project documents submitted in compliance with Section 106 and the State History Code for the eastern region of Pennsylvania. To read the blog post, please visit: http://pahistoricpreservation.com/section-106-consultation-meaningful-mitigation-outcomes/
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  • PA Passes Transportation Funding Bill

    Nov 27, 2013
    Governor Tom Corbett signed into law House Bill 1060, Pennsylvania’s most comprehensive piece of state transportation legislation in decades. The transportation package will keep Pennsylvania safe and economically competitive by investing an additional $2.3 to $2.4 billion into the state’s roads and bridges by the fifth year of the plan and providing funding for transit systems across the state. By the fifth year of the plan, the transportation package will invest an additional: •$1.3 billion annually for state roads and bridges; •$480 million to $495 million annually for public transportation; •$237 million annually for local roads and bridges; •$144 million annually in a multi-modal fund; •$30 million annually for dirt, gravel and low-volume roadways; and •$86 million annually for Pennsylvania Turnpike expansion projects. Read more after the jump.
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  • Pennsylvania Celebrates Archaeology Month!

    Oct 11, 2013
    As part of a national observance every October, the State Museum has planned a host of activities to celebrate the achievements of exploring the past through archaeology. Full details after the jump
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  • PennDOT Posts 1,000 Bridges

    Oct 02, 2013
    As PennDOT has regulatory oversight over all bridges in the state, Schoch's authorization applies weight restrictions to 530 state-owned and about 470 locally owned bridges. In an effort to maintain safety for all motorists, a change in PennDOT's weight-restriction criteria must be implemented for all bridges, regardless of owner. Pennsylvania currently has 567 state bridges and 1,685 local bridges posted with weight restrictions.
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