New Law to Name Bridges to Honor Area Veterans, Causer Says
HARRISBURG – Two bridges in McKean and Potter counties will be named to honor area veterans under a new state law, said Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint).

“President Calvin Coolidge once said, ‘The nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten,’” Causer said. “Dedicating bridges in honor of the brave men and women from our area who honorably served our country is one way to pay tribute to them and remember their service and sacrifice.”

Under Act 29 of 2015:

• The bridge on Route 155 over the Allegheny River in Port Allegany Borough and Liberty Township, McKean County, is designated the Port Allegany Veterans Memorial Bridge. The bridge is dedicated in honor of both past and present residents serving in the United States armed forces.
• The bridge on Route T-325 over the Allegheny River in Coudersport Borough, Potter County, is designated the Lt. William E. Daisley Jr. Memorial Bridge. Daisley was an outstanding scholar, role model and athlete at Coudersport Area High School who graduated with high honors from the U.S. Naval Academy. In March 1993, he was taking part in a training exercise off the coast of North Carolina, and his plane never returned. The wreckage was discovered later that day, but his remains were not recovered.

Causer’s legislation to name the bridges was amended into another bill, House Bill 501, which was signed into law by the governor on July 10.

Representative Martin T. Causer
67th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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