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Night Work Planned for Route 19 Project in Mercer County


​Motorists should be alert for shifting traffic patterns during night work planned for the Route 19 in Mercer County.

Nighttime paving will be done from South Street to Coolspring Street in Mercer Borough, weather permitting. Work is scheduled to occur overnight between 8:00 PM Tuesday, June 21 and 6:00 AM Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

Drivers may encounter lane restrictions with traffic controlled by flaggers and should expect delays.

Information on the Route 19 Paving Project is available online at

PennDOT 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 workers.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting 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.

Subscribe to PennDOT news and traffic alerts in Crawford, Erie, Forest, Mercer, Venango, and Warren counties at

Information about infrastructure in District 1, including completed work and significant projects, is available at Find PennDOT's planned and active construction projects at

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MEDIA CONTACT: Jill Harry, 814-678-5035

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