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RESCHEDULED: Route 981 Surface Improvement Ongoing


​Uniontown, PA – PennDOT District 12 would like to inform motorists of surface improvement work on Route 981 in the Borough of Mount Pleasant. Milling operations began on Tuesday, June 7 and continued into Wednesday, June 8. Work that was originally anticipated to resume Monday, June 13 is being rescheduled to resume in late June, weather and operational dependent.   

Motorists can expect single-lane alternating traffic during daylight hours on Route 981 between Main Street and Route 819 during the operations. 

Crews from Tresco Paving Corporation will be performing milling and paving operations as part of a Surface Improvement Project which includes multiple routes throughout Westmoreland County.

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