Montoursville, PA – Motorists who travel on Interstate 80 eastbound should be on alert for delays due to work bridge deck repairs and replacement of approach slabs on Interstate 80 eastbound in Columbia County.
Motorists are advised that the left (passing) lane is restricted between mile marker 236.5 and mile marker 237.5, which is located between the Bloomsburg and Lime Ridge exits. As of 1:30 PM, traffic was backed up approximately 2.5 miles from the construction site.
Delays are expected, especially during the peak traffic hours of 2 PM to 6 PM. There may be residual delays into the evening hours.
Motorists should expect travel delays and lane changes. Motorists are urged to slow down, drive with caution, and be alert for stopped or slow-moving vehicles.
Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 1,000 traffic cameras.
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