Oct. 14, 2020

WHAT: A ceremony to unveil a new sign designating a 4-mile stretch of state Route 183 in front of the Reading Regional Airport in Berks County as the Trooper Wayne C. Ebert Memorial Highway. Ebert was killed on June 7, 1978, while directing traffic at the Reading air show. While performing his duties on Route 183, Ebert was struck and killed by a pickup truck.

WHO: State Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks), who was on duty and directing traffic at another location at the Reading air show when Ebert was hit; Wayne’s widow, Gloria Ebert; Pennsylvania State Police Maj. Richard H. D’Ambrosio, area four commander; Capt. Thomas Tran, commander of Pennsylvania State Police Troop L; David Kennedy, president of the Pennsylvania State Troopers Association; state Sen. David Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill); Berks County Sheriff Eric Weaknecht; and Berks County Commissioner Michael Rivera.

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 16, at 11 a.m.

WHERE: Jozwiak’s district office in the Reading Regional Airport Main Terminal, 2501 Bernville Road, Reading.

A short ceremony will be held at the airport main terminal before attendees will be invited to board buses and travel to the site of the new road sign for the official unveiling.

Media contact: Dan Massing, 717.772.9845, dmassing@pahousegop.com