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Findlay Connector (PA TPK 576) open house set for October 7th.

Well good news, the PTC annouced that they will have an open house for the soon to be opened PA TPK 576 on October 7th. It's your only legal chance to bike, hike, blade, picnic, etc. on the six mile toll road.

Here's an article with a great photo in the Post-Gazette.

Also, a note at the end of the story explains that Mashuda Corp., who was contracted to build the middle segment of the connector, picked up the work for the troubled Smith & Johnson, who defaulted in February.

The delay in the southern portion was largely because of problems encountered by the original contractor, Smith & Johnson Construction, of Columbus, Ohio. It eventually was declared in default by the turnpike commission in February, and its bonding company hired Mashuda Corp., of Cranberry, the contractor for the middle portion of the job, to do the southern third as well.

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