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PRINTER'S NO. 2372
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
1782
Session of
2019
INTRODUCED BY BURNS, BIZZARRO, COX, DONATUCCI, SONNEY, STAATS,
RYAN, KINSEY, MILLARD, MURT, LONGIETTI, KORTZ, DiGIROLAMO,
READSHAW, CALTAGIRONE, SAINATO, IRVIN, STRUZZI AND HILL-
EVANS, AUGUST 30, 2019
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, AUGUST 30, 2019
AN ACT
Designating a bridge on that portion of State Route 1002, also
known as Friend Lea Road, over U.S. Route 219 in Cambria
Township, Cambria County, as the PFC Cyril T. Yeckley
Memorial Bridge.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. PFC Cyril T. Yeckley Memorial Bridge.
(a) Findings.--The General Assembly finds that:
(1) PFC Cyril T. Yeckley was born October 20, 1945, in
Carrolltown Borough, Cambria County.
(2) He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and
began a tour of duty in Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam, on
February 23, 1969, as a rifleman with the 1st Marine
Division, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, L Company.
(3) Less than one month later, on March 13, 1969, PFC
Yeckley was killed in action after receiving multiple
fragmentation wounds.
(b) Designation.--The bridge located on State Route 1002,
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also known as Friend Lea Road, over U.S. Route 219 in Cambria
Township, Cambria County, is designated the PFC Cyril T. Yeckley
Memorial Bridge.
(c) Signs.--The Department of Transportation shall erect and
maintain appropriate signs displaying the name of the bridge to
traffic in both directions on the bridge.
Section 2. Effective date.
This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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