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Route 220 Safety Improvement Project Continues


Montoursville, PA – Motorists who travel Route 220 northbound and southbound are advised that the safety improvement project continues next week in Woodward and Piatt Townships, Lycoming County.

Week of September 12
The week of September 12, the contractor will continue work on the East Linden Service road, the Grandview Jug Handle, and the bridges over Larry's Creek and Quenshukeny Run. The contractor will be placing an epoxy overlay on the Front Street bridge in Linden. Motorists can expect lane restrictions with flagging where work is being performed.

On Tuesday, September 13, Route 220 northbound traffic should expect intermittent delays near the Route 287 interchange for bridge beam delivery and setting. The contractor will be stopping traffic for 15-minute intervals between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM for the beam setting.

Motorists should use caution through the work zone and be aware of daily impacts to travel lanes for additional miscellaneous construction operations.

Existing Detours
The week of Monday, September 12, the following detours will continue.

Route 220 and Route 287 in Piatt Township.

  • Route 287 southbound traffic to Route 220 north will be detoured onto Route 220 south towards Jersey Shore and will be directed to use the Route 44 South/ Main Street exit (Jersey Shore) to access Route 220 northbound.


  • Route 220 northbound traffic to Route 287 north will use the median U-turn near Martins Road, to access Route 287 from Route 220 southbound.


  • The existing traffic signal at the Route 220/Route 287 interchange will be turned off to facilitate continuous traffic flow.

Route 220 and Quenshuckney Road, Woodward Township.

  • Route 220 southbound traffic will be able to access Quenshukeny Road.


  • Route 220 northbound traffic to Quenshukeny Road will be detoured to the Fourth Street interchange in the City of Williamsport to access Quenshukeny Road from 220 southbound.


  • All traffic exiting Quenshukeny Road will be required to travel Route 220 southbound. Northbound traffic will be detoured to Route 220 southbound to the U-turn at the former Woodward school to access Route 220 northbound.


Motorists should be alert, slow down, expect delays, watch for changing traffic patterns, and drive with caution. Motorists should approach crossovers with caution in the work zone.
This safety improvement project will address conflicting traffic movements and provide more efficient and safer places for U-turns. The project also upgrades roadway and structures throughout the project.

Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. is the prime contractor on this $41 million, multi-year safety improvement project.

For more information about the Route 220 Safety Improvement Project click on the following link or type "Lycoming SR 220 Safety Corridor Project" into your web browser.

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