Connellsville Redevelopment Authority - Connellsville, Pennsylvania

Recent and Current Developments

Local Food/Local Places (Jan 22, 2016)
The Redevelopment Authority was the recipient of Technical Assistance through the White House Initiative of Sustainable Communities.
The Redevelopment Authority in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, will receive technical assistance to attract more producers to the farmers market, expand cultivation of specialty crops, develop a flexible kitchen space facility, and establish a restaurant corridor reflective of the area’s historically diverse cultures
 to entice people to downtown. 

Playground Improvements by Employee Volunteers of the Williams Company
Before and After

Cobblestone Hotel Opens

Sheetz Gas Station Expansion
Route 119 & Crawford Avenue

New Businesses Opened 2015
New Haven Trailside Treats 

Planters, Benches, Streetscape, City Hall & Community Center 2015

New Sidewalk Curbs and Handicapped Ramps
Crawford Avenue Paving 2015

Connellsville Carnegie Free Library
New Roof, Windows, Heating Cooling

New Play Ground Equipment
South Side Park

New Sidewalks
West Gibson & Johnson Avenues

New Road Surface & Storm Drains
McCormick & Francis Avenue

Aaron's Building undergoing restoration to become Wedding & Conference Center and Residential Living Spaces

Somerset Trust Company purchases
former P&LE Train Station

New Shelters
Great Allegheny Passage

Great Allegheny Passage Parking Lot Project
(Behind Martin's)

Youghiogheny River Park Development
2013 Includes New Play Ground Equipment, Water Fountains, Mister, Updated Bathroom Facilities, & Updated Outdoor Seating Spaces!

Connellsville East Park Improvements
New Playground Equipment, Upgrades to Stone Walls

New Fact Bus Shelters

Memorial Bridge: $ 14 million investment was completed by July 2011

Amtrak Station: $ 1.25 million investment in new station

Street scape improvements on Pittsburgh Street: $ 200,000