A $1.4 million resurfacing
project that will give motorists a smoother ride on more than three miles of
roadway in Crawford County is scheduled to start early next month.
Roads to be improved
Alden Street/Chestnut Street
(Route 2012) – from Chancery Lane in the City of Meadville to the
intersection with Pettis Road in West Mead Township; 1.72 miles.
Road/Pettis Road (Route 2007) – from the intersection of Alden Street to
the East Mead Township line in West Mead Township; 1.64 miles.
will include milling and paving on Alden Street, an asphalt overlay on Pettis
Road along with curb ramps, drainage upgrades, guiderail, and pavement
is expected to begin June 6, 2022, weather permitting, and is expected to be
completed by late August 2022.
Motorists may encounter lane restrictions with traffic
controlled by flaggers. Drivers should be alert for traffic pattern shifts and
lane restrictions and should anticipate travel delays during active work hours.
contractor is Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. of State College, PA. The contract cost is
$1,412,412, which is to be paid entirely with state funds.
urges motorists to slow down when driving in work zones, and also to be alert
to changing conditions, avoid distractions and to pay attention to signs and
flaggers. Drive responsibly in work zones for your safety and the safety of the
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.
511PA is also available through a smartphone application for
iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter
alerts accessible on the 511PA website.
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