Construction Activities Underway
Construction of the new Route 981 alignment is underway.
Construction of the Route 981/Route 819 roundabout, including new box culvert to the north.
Route 981 construction under the PA Turnpike.
Setting beams for the new bridge over Boyer Run.
New Route 981 alignment takes shape.
Design mapping for the Route 981/Route 819 roundabout showing the culvert in red.
Route 981 new alignment construction south of the PA Turnpike.
Beams set for the Route 981 bridge over Boyer Run.
Construction crews are working on the new Route 981.
Construction is underway near Carpentertown Road.
The new Route 981 alignment take shape.
Erosion and sediment controls protect streams in the construction area.
Trees and other organic material have been cleared where the new SR 981, Section Q20 alignment will be built.
Drainage and erosion and sedimentation controls are in place to begin the roundabout construction near SR 981 and SR 819.
Utility relocations are underway throughout the project area.
Please slow down for safety in work zones.
November 2021 Groundbreaking
State, local, and PennDOT Officials break ground for LVTIP
PennDOT District 12 District Executive Bill Kovach
speaks at LVTIP groundbreaking
PA Senator Kim Ward speaks at LVTIP groundbreaking
Westmoreland County officials and PA Senator Kim Ward
break ground for LVTIP
Project Area Photos
The PA Turnpike Bridge over Route 981
A vehicle approaches the intersection of Routes 819 and 981
Route 981 in Mt. Pleasant Township
Mt. Pleasant Junior Football League facilities in Norvelt