OIL CITY, Pa. – Terra Works started construction in late November on phase II of the Venango County Multimodal project as a subcontractor to Mark Hudson Construction, Inc. of Hermitage, Pennsylvania. We completed Phase I as the general contractor and are pleased to be awarded the site work from Hudson on phase II. This is another great winter project as our portion of the workload will carry us into the spring of 2020.
The initial phase of the project was completed by Terra Works in the summer of 2018 and included the construction of a new parking lot at the site of the former parking garage off Elm and Seneca streets. The new lot features a bus shelter, rain gardens, street lighting, a bicycle fix-it station, and sidewalks. We also constructed a new connecting street, to be known as Clifford Street, was also built between Elm and Seneca streets to facilitate the future closure of a portion of Elm Street near Duncomb Street.
Phase II consists of a $9.5 million, 25,000-square-foot facility being constructed on the existing PennDOT District 1 parking lot along Elm and Duncomb streets in Oil City. It will feature administrative offices and vehicle maintenance, storage and wash facilities for Venango County’s public transit system, as well as space for PennDOT’s fleet maintenance operations.