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6/14/2024
Northampton County: Upcoming Road Work
 
6/14/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today a PennDOT maintenance crew in Lancaster County has completed a pipe replacement project on May Post Office Road (Route 2015) between Shaub Road and Sawmill Road in Strasburg Township
 
6/14/2024
PennDOT District 11 is reminding motorists a full weekend closure of the Smithfield Street Bridge which carries Route 3027 over the Monongahela River in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur tonight, Friday night, June 14 through Monday morning, June 17 weather permitting.
 
6/14/2024
PennDOT District 11 is announcing joint sealing operations on Route 68 in Marion, New Sewickley, Daugherty, and Rochester townships and Beaver and Rochester boroughs, Beaver County, will begin Monday, June 17 weather permitting.PennDOT District 11 is announcing joint sealing operations on Route 68 in Marion, New Sewickley, Daugherty, and Rochester townships and Beaver and Rochester boroughs, Beaver County, will begin Monday, June 17 weather permitting.
 
6/14/2024
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 12 is announcing that a portion of Route 1087 (Ginger Hill Road) is scheduled to close Monday, June 17, between Route 1016 (Little Mingo Road) and Route 136 (Main Street) in Nottingham Township, Washington County.
 
6/14/2024
The week of Monday June 17, 2024, weather permitting, contractor, Kriger Construction, Inc., will be paving the base and binder course of the southbound lane between Pine and Vanderbilt Streets. Other work on this project includes drainage improvements, utility relocations, sidewalk and curb improvements, ADA curb ramp installations, traffic signal upgrades, driveway adjustments, signing and pavement markings and other miscellaneous construction. Motorists should be alert and use caution when traveling through the work zone during paving operations.
 
6/14/2024
On Tuesday, June 18, 2024, Rolling Hill Road will be closed between Berwick Turnpike (Route 4013) and Kelley Road (T-645), while a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) maintenance crew begins work to replace the existing twin metal culvert spanning Tomjack Creek with a new concrete box culvert. Work on the project includes removal of the existing bridge, installation of the new box culvert, approach work, line painting, and guide rail upgrade.
 
6/14/2024
The contractor will continue rehabilitation work on the bridge that carries Route 6 over the Tioga River. Work includes repair of the sub-structure, deck repairs, and epoxy overlay.
 
6/14/2024
The week of Monday, June 17, 2024, the contractor, LTT Trucking, LLC, will begin milling and resurfacing Route 87 between Route 973 (south of the Slabtown Bridge) and north of the Loyalsock Hotel in Loyalsockville. Additional work includes miscellaneous drainage work.
 
6/14/2024
The week of Monday June 17, 2024, the contractor, HRI, Inc., will be placing the new structure over Bennett's Run at the intersection of Fairfield Road and Lycoming Mall Drive.
 
6/14/2024
The week of Monday, June 17, 2024, the contractor, Glenn O. Hawbaker, will continue stream relocation on High Street (Route 414) between the intersection of Blockhouse Road and the North Penn Liberty High School. Motorists can expect single lane conditions with flagging. Work continues with utility relocations, cross pipe replacements, and drainage work in relation to the to replace the 84-inch culvert on Route 414.
 
6/14/2024
The PennDOT Engineering District 4 Traffic Bulletin advertises current and upcoming travel restrictions scheduled on state-owned highways in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming counties. The Traffic Bulletin is updated in real-time during normal business hours. Please note: The schedule is subject to change due to weather or unforeseen circumstances.
 
6/14/2024
MEDIA CONTACT: Ronald J. Young, Jr., 610-871-4555, ronyoung@pa.gov; Sean A. Brown, 610-871-4556, sebrown@pa.gov.
 
6/14/2024
Carbon County: Upcoming Road Work
 
6/14/2024
Monroe County: Upcoming Road Work
 
6/14/2024
Schuylkill County: Upcoming Road Work
 
6/14/2024
PennDOT District 11 is announcing a ramp restriction on I-376 (Parkway East) in Churchill and Wilkinsburg boroughs, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, June 17 weather permitting.
 
6/14/2024
PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight joint sealing operations on I-376 (Beaver Valley Expressway) in Chippewa, Brighton, Vanport, Potter, Center, and Hopewell townships, Beaver County, will begin Monday, June 17 weather permitting.
 
6/14/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has issued an update for a project on approximately five miles of Route 522 in Lewistown Borough and Derry and Decatur townships in Mifflin County for the week of June 17. This work will improve deficiencies in the drainage throughout this corridor and improve the ride quality of the roadway and multiple structures within the project limits.
 
6/14/2024
King of Prussia PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that bridge inspections are scheduled on Interstate 95 and I-76 in Philadelphia.