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Expect delays 5 to 15 minutes on Route 403 between Number 3 Road and Grove Avenue near Hooversville, Somerset County
Due to forecasted inclement weather the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has postponed the plan to close Route 3007 (D-Street) between Route 56 and Route 271 for mechanical pavement patching until Monday, May 13, 2024. The project had been scheduled to begin Wednesday, May 8, 2024, in Lower Yoder Township, Cambria County.
State Route 53 between Portage and Lilly opened after repairs from stormwater damage
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has implemented a single-lane traffic restriction, controlled by temporary signals, on Route 2022 (Juniata Valley Road) in Blair County, beginning May 1, 2024.
Single-lane traffic restriction in place on Route 2022 (Juniata Valley Road) from White Bridge Road to Campbell Hill Road, Blair County
Water from abandoned mine causes cracks, shoulder damage on State Route 601 - Penn Avenue, Hollsopple, Somerset County
As part of county outreach sessions beginning today, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 9 officials will be highlighting more than 83 projects anticipated to be under construction in 2024 in the Laurel Highlands region, reflecting an estimated investment of $180 million. Governor Josh Shapiro's commitment to delivering safe highways and bridges across the Commonwealth remains a top priority. These investments support the Shapiro Administration's vision of a safe and reliable transportation network that connects Pennsylvanians to greater opportunity.
SR 403 closed from Ferndale Avenue to Greenhouse Park until further notice
Detours for SR 53 until further notice
Periodic lane closures will be in place at several locations on the State Route PA 56 (Johnstown Expressway), Widman Street to Walters Avenue
PennDOT encourages motorists needing to access Chestnut Avenue and UPMC Altoona to seek alternate routes
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is developing bridge replacement plans for bridges on Route 4001 (W. Bakersville Edie Road) and T-364 (Jimtown Road).
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that a multi-location project to improve roadway safety will begin Monday December 4, 2023, with traffic signal upgrades on Route 56 in Windber, Somerset County, at both the intersection of Route 160 and the intersection of 24th Street.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is developing plans for the Route 422 (Cardiff Road) Intersection Improvement project located in Blacklick Township, Cambria County. A public meeting and plans display for those who are interested can learn about and discuss the project is scheduled for November 14, 2023, from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Blacklick Township Municipal Building, 138 Duman Road, Belsano, PA 15922.
State Transportation Secretary Michael B. Carroll in Hollidaysburg for PennDOT 2023 District 9 Construction Season Wrap-up
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is developing plans for the Route 56 (Quaker Valley Road) improvement project located in Pleasantville Borough, West St. Clair and East St. Clair townships, Bedford County. A public meeting and plans display for interested community members is scheduled for September 27, 2023, from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM at the Alum Bank Fire Department Banquet Hall, 6738 King Saint Clair Road, Alum Bank, PA 15521.
Bridge on Route 4001 (Bakersville Edie Road) in Somerset County reopens on Wednesday, September 6, following repairs.
I-70 Southbound Welcome Center reopens on September 13 following successful building repairs.