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District 2 News

8/11/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that its District Office parking lot located at 70 PennDOT Drive, Clearfield, will be closed Friday, August 12, for fog sealing. The office will be open for normal operations.
 
8/11/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) updated drivers today on the progress of its ongoing paving project in Centre and Clinton counties. All work is weather and schedule dependent.
 
8/10/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) placed a radar-controlled speed display board on Route 255 in the City of St. Marys, Elk County, yesterday. It will remind drivers to obey the posted speed limit and aid in curbing speeding, a common type of aggressive driving behavior.
 
8/10/2022
Prospective employees are invited to attend and apply at a job fair next week that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 2 is hosting in Mifflin County. During the job fair, applicants can learn about job opportunities that PennDOT offers. PennDOT staff will be on hand to help with on-line applications and attendees are encouraged to bring their résumé.
 
8/10/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that the contractor for its highway restoration project along Route 219 near Bradford plans to implement a detour on Monday, August 15. PennDOT anticipates the detour being in place for six days while the contractor restores the pavement surface at the Owens Way overpass.
 
8/10/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that the contractor for a high friction surface application project impacting nine sites in Clinton, Elk, Juniata, McKean and Potter counties plans to resume work on Monday, August 15. High friction surface applications improve skid resistance and enhance safety for motorists at the application sites.
 
8/8/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that its Potter County Maintenance Division is closing Route 1001 (Brookland Road) between Marvin Hill and A Frame Road in Sweden Township, Potter County, and implementing a detour on Monday, August 22. Maintenance crews are closing the road to replace a trio of stormwater drainage pipes to improve drainage and ride quality.
 
8/5/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) issued an update today on its Route 26/Route 45 Intersection Job ahead of Penn State’s Ag Progress Days. The work zone is about 1½ miles north of Pine Grove Mills.
 
8/1/2022
With work winding down, the new Locke Mills box culvert on Route 1002 (Honey Creek Road) is expected to open sometime Friday, August 5, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). The bridge carries an average of 780 vehicles daily and spans a tributary of Honey Creek in Armagh Township, Mifflin County.
 
8/1/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that its Clearfield County Maintenance Division is closing Route 729 between the intersections of Route 969 (Lumber City Highway) and Route 2012 (Old Station Road) and implementing a detour on Monday, August 15. Maintenance crews are closing the road to replace multiple stormwater drainage pipes to improve drainage and ride quality.
 
8/1/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that a bank stabilization and new box culvert placement project is set to begin in Clearfield County on Route 2051 (Drane Highway). Bank stabilization will happen first, followed later in August with the box culvert placement. The bank stabilization work zone extends approximately 400 feet southbound toward Osceola Mills Borough.
 
8/1/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that its Potter County Maintenance Division will close Route 4017 (Oswayo Street) Monday, August 15 and implement a detour using Route 44 and Route 1009 (Bell Run Road). The closure allows maintenance crews to replace the deck surface of a bridge spanning a branch of Oswayo Creek in Shinglehouse Borough near the entrance to the Shinglehouse Assembly Park.
 
7/29/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is providing a start-of-August update for its Atherton Street (Route 3014) project in State College. The work zone stretches from Curtin Road to just north of Westerly Parkway. This is a 3-year project, scheduled for completion in fall of 2024. At this time, no work is expected to take place during the week of August 1.
 
7/29/2022
Prospective employees are invited to attend and apply at a job fair that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 2 is hosting in Elk County next week. During the job fair, applicants can learn about job opportunities that PennDOT offers. The Job Fair will be held from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM on August 3 at the Elk County Maintenance Office at 32 St Leo Avenue, Ridgway
 
7/29/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Highway Safety Network (HSN), the Clinton County Economic Partnership & Visitors Bureau, and State Farm Insurance gathered this morning to commemorate the opening of the Clinton County Traffic Safety Geotrail. This trail, the second of its kind in the state, is one of PennDOT and HSN’s outreach and education programs designed to promote a safety culture, reverse current crash trends and reduce unsafe driving behaviors.
 
7/29/2022
As work moves closer to completion, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is providing an early August update for the Route 64/Route 550 (Nittany Valley Drive/Zion Road) intersection project. The work zone is located in Walker Township, Centre County, about 4 ½ miles north of Pleasant Gap.
 
7/29/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting area motorists that a lane closure on Route 321 and southbound detour has been extended through mid-August as improvement work near Kane continues. Work issues underneath the roadway have made the extension necessary. The work zone stretches southeast of Kane from Wilson Run to Spring Street.
 
7/29/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reminding area drivers to a coming closure and detour for a Clinton County bridge on Harley Drive (T-433). This state-owned bridge spans Mill Race in Pine Creek Township. On Monday, August 1, Harley Drive will be closed at the bridge and a detour will be in place. The detour will make use of Island Road (T-565), Stewart Road (T-428), and Route 150 (Woodward Avenue).
 
7/28/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) updated motorists on ongoing roadwork in Centre and Clinton counties. All work is weather and schedule dependent.
 
7/28/2022
Prospective employees are invited to attend and apply at a job fair next week that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 2 is hosting in Centre County.