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PRINTER'S NO. 1041
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
890
Session of
2015
INTRODUCED BY BLAKE, JUNE 12, 2015
REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION, JUNE 12, 2015
AN ACT
Designating the bridge carrying State Route 6011 (Harrison
Avenue) over Roaring Brook in the City of Scranton,
Lackawanna County, as the Colonel Frank Duffy Memorial
Bridge.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Colonel Frank Duffy Memorial Bridge.
(a) Findings and declarations.--The General Assembly finds
and declares as follows:
(1) Prior to serving his country in World War I, Colonel
Frank Duffy, known as "The Fighting Colonel," was well-
respected in Scranton.
(2) He served as president of the Scranton Engineers
Club and head of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad.
(2) After the United States entered World War I, Colonel
Duffy formed Company F of the 103rd Engineers.
(3) On August 18, 1918, Colonel Duffy was tragically
killed from an explosion of an enemy shell and was buried in
a small French village.
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(4) Colonel Duffy was the highest-ranking soldier from
Lackawanna County killed in World War I.
(b) Designation.--The bridge carrying State Route 6011
(Harrison Avenue) over Roaring Brook in the City of Scranton,
Lackawanna County, to be constructed on or after the effective
date of this section, is hereby designated the Colonel Frank
Duffy Memorial Bridge.
(c) Signs.--The Department of Transportation shall erect and
maintain appropriate signs to indicate the designation under
subsection (b).
Section 2. Effective date.
This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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