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Lanes Opening on Oakland Avenue and Indian Springs Road in Indiana County


Indiana, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting motorists that lanes will be opening throughout the construction zone on Oakland Avenue (State Route 286) and Indian Springs Road in White Township, Indiana County.

As the Route 286/U.S. Route 422 widening and resurfacing project continues moving forward, the traffic control devices along Oakland Avenue and Indian Springs Road will be removed on September 26.

Between September 26 through the end of December, crews will be doing daylight, weekday lane closures throughout the project area as crews complete the final stages of the project.  Traffic will be directed with flaggers throughout the operations.

Work is weather dependent.  In the event of weather delays, there may be weekend work.  Motorists should be alert for slowed traffic in this area and may experience delays. 

The work is part of the $19.83 million Route 286/U.S. Route 422 widening and resurfacing project which includes the widening of Route 286 and the U.S. Route 422 interchange, replacement of the bridge over McCarthy Run, and the installation of sidewalks along Route 286. Other work includes drainage and guide rail upgrades and traffic signal replacements.

The project is estimated to be completed in December 2023. 

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

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