Murray’s Scenic Overlook on Grandview Road
Location: Oil City, Pennsylvania
Client: Oil Region Alliance
JMT provided construction inspection services for a local
Murray's Scenic View Overlook on
Grandview Road, previously known as Stewart's Overlook, is a
popular observation location due to the spectacular view it affords
of several miles of Oil Creek Valley upstream.
JMT completed construction inspection
services for this total enhancement project, which included
upgrading parking, safety improvements, and permitting free public
access. JMT's primary responsibilities included inspection of a new
ADA-compliant parking area, a 270' crushed limestone pathway,
split rail fence along the edge of the hillside, interpretive
panels focusing on the Oil Creek Valley, benches, litter
receptacles and landscaping.
This project was funded with Federal
Transportation Enhancement funds via the Pennsylvania Department of
Transportation, District 1-0 and a Community Conservation
Partnership Program grant via the Department of Conservation and
Natural Resources (DCNR).
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