News Live 365: August 31st, 2020

PennDOT has posted its work schedules for the week of August 31st to September 4th at penndot.gov/regionaloffices. Crawford, Erie, Warren, Forest, Venango and Mercer Counties all comprise District 1 while Clarion County resides in District 10.

 

The boat launch along French Creek at Bicentennial Park in Meadville will be closed for the next few days for reconstruction. Konzel Construction of Erie has been contracted to remove the current launch ramp and replace it with a textured concrete ramp reoriented downstream to prevent sediment buildup during high water. The project also calls for some improvements that will help prevent erosion.

 

In State News Governor Tom Wolf is seeking legislative assistance in using CARES Act funds to help renters and homeowners that are potentially facing eviction and foreclosure because of lost money and employment due to the pandemic. Governor Wolf’s twice extended moratorium on evictions and foreclosures ends today and he seeks to use some of the roughly $1 billion in leftover CARES Act funds to help people pay for housing.