PennDOT unveils plan to overhaul West Shore Bypass

Building a wider, safer West Shore Bypass in between cliffs, the Schuylkill River, railroad tracks and neighborhoods won't be an easy task. But PennDOT officials and engineers now have a rough idea of how they'll do it.The proposed overhaul of Reading's crash- and congestion-prone main artery - also known as Route 422 - calls for more lanes and completely redesigned interchanges. The plan was unveiled Thursday during a transportation-planning meeting at the Reading Regional Airport. It's expected to cost at... Read More