New storage, maintenance facility opens in Hazle Township

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The new Hazleton Public Transit Bus Storage and Maintenance Facility is officially open.

It’s located across from the Hazleton airport in Hazel Township, Luzerne County.

The $27,000,000 million project is the largest project in the city of Hazleton’s history.

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The Pennsylvania Secretary of Transportation, Mike Caroll, officials from the federal transit authority as well as Senator David Argall, and Representative Dane Watro were there for the ribbon cutting Thursday.

“The essence of the new building, the space that it provides, the interior, parking of the buses, and the maintenance, it is just a huge upgrade for the transit forks here in greater Hazleton,” Caroll explained.

After the ribbon cutting, everyone got a tour of the new facility.

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