Montoursville, PA – A four-year reconstruction project continues on Route 199 in Sayre and Athens, Bradford County. The 2.6-mile project is located .44 miles north of the intersection with Route 1056 (Front Street) in Athens Borough to the intersection with Interstate 17 (Southern Tier Expressway) at the New York state line in Sayre Borough. The project begins at the New York state line and works south.
Today, Tuesday, November 21, 2023, crews will be placing a concrete pipe across Route 199 at Orchard Street in Athens Borough. During this work, both lanes will be closed. Work is expected to be complete by 3:00 PM.
A detour will be in place using Cooper, Church and Vanderbilt Streets.
Motorists should be alert, slow down, expect delays in travel, and drive with caution through the work zone.
Kriger Construction, Inc., is the prime contractor on this $16.5 million, four-year roadway reconstruction project. The project is expected to be completed in the Fall of 2024.
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