- Associated Press - Monday, May 9, 2016

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (AP) - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is trying to make it easier to get to a popular state park.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (https://bit.ly/1TzuFfM ) reports the plans will be displayed Tuesday for access ramps to Moraine State Park from U.S. Route 422.

The park boasts about 1.5 million visitors a year, many of whom have to take a series of winding roads into the park from the highway. While there’s a direct ramp from the westbound lanes of the highway, there is no direct link to the highway’s eastbound lanes.

Most visitors to the park use Interstate 79 to get to Route 422 and then to the park. The new ramps on Route 422 will be only a few hundred yards from the interstate, giving the park one main, and more convenient, access point.

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This story has been corrected to state that the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that the PennDOT plans will be displayed, not that the newspaper will display the plans.

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Information from: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, https://www.post-gazette.com

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