PRINTER'S NO. 2183

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA


SENATE BILL

No. 1716 Session of 1992


        INTRODUCED BY JUBELIRER, PUNT, BELL, SHUMAKER, HART, WENGER,
           ROBBINS AND SALVATORE, MAY 12, 1992

        REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION, MAY 12, 1992

                                     AN ACT

     1  Designating State Route 4008 as Blair County Veterans Memorial
     2     Highway.

     3     The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
     4  hereby enacts as follows:
     5     Section 1.  The General Assembly finds and declares that:
     6         (1)  In November 1933, State Route 4008 was dedicated as
     7     a natural memorial to the soldier dead and its war mothers.
     8         (2)  State Route 4008 was selected as the site for the
     9     Blair County road memorial because of its connections to the
    10     early history of central Pennsylvania and the famous
    11     Horseshoe Curve on the Pennsylvania railroad.
    12         (3)  In honor and memory of the veterans who have served
    13     our country, the Commonwealth is reaffirming that dedication
    14     and designating State Route 4008 as the Blair County Veterans
    15     Memorial Highway as a tribute to veterans of all wars.
    16     Section 2.  State Route 4008 extending from Broad Avenue and
    17  Fortieth Street in the city of Altoona to the railroad underpass


     1  at the Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark is hereby
     2  designated and shall be known as the Blair County Veterans
     3  Memorial Highway.
     4     Section 3.  The Department of Transportation shall erect and
     5  maintain road signs, which shall display the name of the Blair
     6  County Veterans Memorial Highway.
     7     Section 4.  This act shall take effect in 60 days.
















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