Construction Activities Underway

Spring 2022

Section Q20 Spring 2022 Excavation

Construction crews are working on the new Route 981.

Section Q20 Construction Highlevel

Construction is underway near Carpentertown Road.

Section Q20 Spring 2022 Construction

The new Route 981 alignment take shape.

Section Q20 Spring 2022 E&S

Erosion and sediment controls protect streams in the construction area.

December 2021

Section Q20 Construction Alignment Cleared
Trees and other organic material have been cleared where the new SR 981, Section Q20 alignment will be built.

Section Q20 Construction E&S
Drainage and erosion and sedimentation controls are in place to begin the roundabout construction near SR 981 and SR 819.


November 2021

IMG Q20 5
Utility relocations are underway throughout the project area.


Section Q20 Cleared Alignment


Section Q20 Construction Drainage





IMG Q20 6
Please slow down for safety in work zones.

November 2021 Groundbreaking

Speakers Groundbreaking
State, local, and PennDOT Officials break ground for LVTIP

Bill Kovach Groundbreaking

PennDOT District 12 District Executive Bill Kovach 
speaks at LVTIP groundbreaking

Senator Kim Ward Groundbreaking
PA Senator Kim Ward speaks at LVTIP groundbreaking

County Officials Groundbreaking

Westmoreland County officials and PA Senator Kim Ward 
break ground for LVTIP

Project Area Photos

Section 1 Proj Area 4
The PA Turnpike Bridge over Route 981

Section 1 Proj Area 2
A vehicle approaches the intersection of Routes 819 and 981

Section 1 Proj Area 3
Route 981 in Mt. Pleasant Township

Section 1 Proj Area 1
Mt. Pleasant Junior Football League facilities in Norvelt