Big projects are on governments’ 2019 to-do lists
Two weeks ago, I wrote about New Year’s resolutions and goals we should set for ourselves in 2019 about our driving habits.
Governmental agencies more or less do the same thing.
If you want to see their resolutions, you need to look at a capital projects plan.
These documents spell out what projects the government wants to tackle and when it intends to get around to them.
Most of the time, these are construction projects — repave a road, rebuild a bridge, construct a new building — but they can dabble into other big ticket, one-time expenditures like software upgrades or purchasing properties.
Since this is the Road Warrior column, we’re mostly focused on road construction and infrastructure improvements.
So let’s take a look at what PennDOT has in mind for 2019.
After each entry, I’ll give the anticipated cost, but keep in mind these are just estimates. Costs can change depending on where bids come in, if the weather cooperates and a host of other issues.