Travel Advisories


PennDOT, Police Focused on Reducing Impaired Driving Crashes through Labor Day

5 days 3 hours ago

Harrisburg – As part of the national enforcement initiative, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” PennDOT, state police and municipal police are focusing their efforts on reducing alcohol-and drug-related crashes through Labor Day. more»

Traffic Congestion Likely During Little League World Series

1 week 5 days ago

Reminder: Traffic Congestion Likely During Little League World SeriesMotorists Should Consider Alternate to Route 15 NB, Plan for Delays Montou more»

Route 220 Resurfacing Project in Sullivan County Starts Next Week

8 weeks 5 days ago

 Montoursville – A nearly $2 million resurfacing project on 4.6 miles of Route 220 in Sullivan County is set to start on Tuesday, July 8. more»

PennDOT Reminds Motorists to Watch for Fall Driving Hazards

46 weeks 3 days ago

With fall’s arrival, PennDOT is reminding motorists to use caution and be alert for seasonal travel hazards like sun glare, frosty mornings and wet leaves. more»

PennDOT to Implement Weekend Closure on Route 11/15

1 year 18 weeks ago

A portion of Route 11/15 will be closed for most of the weekend in the West Fairview area, just north of the intersection with Route 944 in East Pennsboro Township, Cumberland County. The closure – which is necessary for the installation of a pipe culvert across the roadway – will begin at 9 p.m. on Friday, April 26, and continue until no later than 6 a.m. on Sunday, April 28.

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Free Child Car Seat Check to be Held Feb. 1

1 year 30 weeks ago

PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Traffic Injury Prevention Project with the help of the Pennsylvania State Police and Lycoming County Safe Kids will hold a child passenger safety seat check from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at the Old Lycoming Township Fire Hall, 1600 Dewey Ave., Williamsport.
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PennDOT, Safety Partners to Encourage Sober Driving on Super Bowl Sunday

1 year 31 weeks ago

Steve’s Beverage, Wellsboro, in cooperation with PennDOT and the Community Traffic Safety Project, is stressing that Super Bowl partiers should “designate before they celebrate” and make plans for a super safe ride home after the game Sunday evening. more»

PennDOT, Safety Partners to Encourage Sober Driving on Super Bowl Sunday

1 year 31 weeks ago

Steve’s Beverage, Wellsboro, in cooperation with PennDOT and the Community Traffic Safety Project, is stressing that Super Bowl partiers should “designate before they celebrate” and make plans for a super safe ride home after the game Sunday evening. more»

PennDOT Reminds Drivers to Look Out for Students, School Buses

1 year 31 weeks ago

Schools will be in session for several more months and PennDOT wants to remind drivers to remain vigilant and watch for students and school buses on roadways. more»

PennDOT Issues Reminder to Keep Snow off of Roadways

1 year 32 weeks ago

With the winter season in full swing, PennDOT is reminding residents of guidelines for shoveling or plowing snow around state-owned roadways to help ensure safe travel through the season.
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PennDOT Anti-icing Area Roads in Advance of Storm

1 year 32 weeks ago

Anti-icing, as it is called, involves wetting the highway with salt brine before a storm’s arrival. The solution lowers the freezing point of water and slows or prevents ice from forming a bond with the pavement during the early stages of a storm.
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State Roads Advisory for North Central Pa. - 8:45 a.m.

1 year 36 weeks ago

Motorists are advised that the following state routes in Northcentral Pa. are closed or restricted because of flooding at this time.

Following is the 8:45 a.m. list of road closings or reopenings in PennDOT Engineering District 3-0 covering Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga, Union and Bradford counties: more»

State Roads Advisory in North Central PA

1 year 43 weeks ago

Travel Advisory

Oct. 29, 2012 @ 6:25 p.m.

State Roads Advisory in North Central PA

Montoursville - The following state routes (SR) are closed in north central PA at this time due to storm-related issues. Updates since the last travel advisory are noted as **: more»

PennDOT, Police to Partner for Labor Day DUI Enforcement

2 years 3 days ago
(Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

State and local police, along with PennDOT, will take part in a national enforcement effort through Labor Day on Sept. 3, targeting motorists driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

The "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" effort will target impaired drivers and highlight the worsening problem of drugged driving. more»

PennDOT Reminds Drivers to Look Out for Students, School Buses

2 years 1 week ago
(Photo courtesy Joedamadman of Wikimedia Commons)

 As the new school year begins, PennDOT reminds drivers to remain vigilant as students and school buses return to the roadways. more»

PennDOT Lowers Speed Limit on Clarkstown Road in Muncy for Safety Reasons

2 years 3 weeks ago
A stretch of Clarkstown Road near Kiess' Crossroads, where numerous accidents have occurred.

Montoursville - Motorists who travel Route 2061 (Clarkstown Road) between Muncy and Clarkstown are advised that the speed limit has been reduced along a major portion of the highway.

The previous 55 MPH speed limit in Muncy Creek Township has been reduced to 45 MPH on the section of Clarkstown Road from Old Glade Run Road to the intersection with Route 442. more»

PennDOT Paving Project in Muncy Area Detailed

2 years 4 weeks ago
East Penn Street in Muncy is scheduled to be repaved, beginning next week.

Montoursville - A resurfacing project on sections of Route 2044 (East Penn Street) and Route 405 in Muncy Borough and Muncy Creek Township is scheduled to start August 8.

Work will first take place along Route 405, from William Street in the borough to just beyond the Main Street Interchange at I-180 in Muncy Creek Township. more»

Middle Road, Muncy Township Bridge Replacement Begins

2 years 19 weeks ago
Pennsdale and Muncy area residents will soon have a new bridge carrying Route 2051 (Middle Road) over Wolf Run.

Montoursville - Pennsdale and Muncy area residents will soon have a new bridge carrying Route 2051 (Middle Road) over Wolf Run.

Prime contractor Robert C. Young, Inc. will begin the $790,000 bridge replacement project on Middle Road, about one-half mile south of Route 220 in Muncy Township, during the week of April 16. more»

Devitt Camp Road Bridge to get Much-Needed Upgrade

2 years 25 weeks ago

Montoursville - A much-needed upgrade will take place as PennDOT rehabilitates an aging bridge on Route 1012 (Devitt Camp Road) in Gregg Township, Union County.

The existing bridge over White Deer Hole Creek, just south of Route 44, was built in 1950 and is classified as structurally deficient. more»

PennDOT Working to Reopen Elimsport Road/Turnback Road Intersection

2 years 25 weeks ago

Montoursville - A PennDOT maintenance crew in Lycoming County is working on a project to reopen the intersection of Turnback Road with Route 2001 (Elimsport Road) in Brady Township this week. PennDOT raised the elevation of the state route at the bridge there in order to get the state route above floodwater levels. more»

Slabtown Bridge Replacement Project Starts Soon, Continues Flood-Recovery Efforts

2 years 26 weeks ago

Montoursville - Today PennDOT opened bids for an emergency project to replace the Route 973 Slabtown Bridge that was destroyed during Tropical Storm Lee flooding last September.

The unofficial low bid of $2,977,928 was submitted by Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. of State College. It was one of nine bids submitted by private companies in the competitive bidding process. more»

Route 14 Closed at Crash Scene in Gillett, Bradford County

2 years 26 weeks ago

Montoursville - Route 14 is closed at the scene of a jack-knifed tractor trailer in the Village of Gillett in northwestern Bradford County.

Fire police are on the scene and directing traffic around the crash site.

Emergency responders anticipate being able to reopen Route 14 by late afternoon.

Flood-Related Closures in North Central PA

2 years 26 weeks ago

(Update since last advisory denoted with **)

Montoursville - The following state roads remain closed in north central PA due to last September's flood damage:

Columbia County
SR 4013 (Whites Church Road) in Mount Pleasant Township at Mount Pleasant Road and Back-Branch Road, bridge out (bridge replacement begins this spring);

Lycoming County more»

I-80 WB Lane Closure for Maintenance Work Today

2 years 26 weeks ago

Montoursville - Motorists traveling Interstate 80 westbound, west of Route 15 Exit 210 in Union County, are advised to be alert for a lane closure for crack-sealing operations today.

The westbound lane closure extends from approximately mile marker 207.5 to mile marker 203 in White Deer Township and will be in place through the afternoon. more»

Route 15 Overhead Sign Structures Go Up Next Week

2 years 27 weeks ago

Montoursville - Work is scheduled for the first half of next week on construction of two new overhead sign structures over Route 15 northbound and southbound, just off Exit 29 of Interstate 180 in Williamsport. more»

Motorists Urged to Exercise Added Caution as Icy Conditions Remain Across Region

2 years 29 weeks ago

Montoursville - Last night's snow, wind and freezing temperatures have created icy conditions on roadways throughout the area. Drivers should proceed with caution. more»

Traffic Changes Coming to Intersection of Shiffler Avenue, Washington Boulevard in Loyalsock Township

2 years 29 weeks ago

Montoursville - PennDOT is altering traffic patterns at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Shiffler Avenue in Loyalsock Township, Lycoming County. more»

Nordmont Road Lane Restriction in Place at Slide Location

2 years 29 weeks ago

Montoursville - Motorists who travel Route 2003 (Nordmont Road) in Laporte Township, Sullivan County, are advised to be alert for a lane restriction where an embankment slide has developed.

Today, PennDOT installed self-regulating stop signs on either side of the slide, located approximately one-third mile north of the intersection with Christian Camp Road in Nordmont. more»

Trailer Fire Reported on Route 15

2 years 31 weeks ago
Trailer fire on Route 15 (photo provided by Kayla Crist, of Montgomery)

The blaze was brought quickly under control following a trailer fire in Lycoming County. Area emergency personnel responded to an area on Route 15 near B & C junkyard shortly before 11 a.m. today for a trailer hauling construction equipment which caught on fire. No injuries were reported.

John Brady Drive Closed at Crash Scene near Muncy

2 years 32 weeks ago

1:15 p.m. UPDATE: John Brady Drive is reopened to traffic.

11:15 a.m. UPDATE:  The closure on John Brady Drive is expected to be in effect until around 2 p.m. today. more»

Route 973 Bridge at Perryville Being Posted

2 years 33 weeks ago

Montoursville - Additional deterioration resulting from advanced age is prompting PennDOT to place a weight restriction on the green truss carrying Route 973 over Lycoming Creek near Perryville.

The bridge, just east of Route 15 in Lycoming Township, Lycoming County is being posted with a 35-ton limit. In addition, the bridge is already limited to one truck crossing at a time. more»

PennDOT Opens New Route 487 Bridge at Lopez; Detour Lifted

2 years 36 weeks ago
The bridge on Route 487 in Lopez was completed and opened to the public this week.

Montoursville - PennDOT Engineering District 3-0's aggressive schedule is paying off with today's opening of the new Route 487 Bridge at Lopez in Sullivan County, less than four months since the road's closing. more»

Route 414 Slide Repair Project Detours Lifted

2 years 37 weeks ago

Montoursville - The Cedar Run Narrows section of Route 414 in Brown Township, Lycoming County is reopened to traffic Wednesday afternoon.

The separate car and truck detours in place since mid-July have been lifted. more»

PennDOT Plans Interim Fix for Elimsport Road Flooding Issue

2 years 38 weeks ago

Friday 3 p.m. UPDATE: Elimsport Road will reopen to local traffic tonight. Officially, the road will reopen to through traffic tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon.

Thursday 8:30 a.m. UPDATE:  Work continues on Elimsport Road. The closure and detour are now expected to be lifted by tomorrow (Friday) afternoon by around 4 p.m. more»

Rehabilitated Historic Silver Bridge near Jersey Shore Opens to Traffic

2 years 38 weeks ago

Montoursville - Following a three-year restoration project, the historic Silver Bridge carrying River Road over Pine Creek near Jersey Shore is reopened to traffic.

Prior to its closure in 2007 and subsequent removal for rehabilitation, the bridge was weight-restricted with a 7-ton limit. The rehabilitated lenticular truss is capable of carrying legal-sized loads. more»

Elimsport Road Closed West of Route 15 Due to Flooding

2 years 38 weeks ago

Montoursville - Route 2001 (Elimsport Road) in Brady Township, Lycoming County is closed once again due to flooding approximately two miles west of Route 15.

Traffic may detour via Routes 554, 44 and 15.

The road will remain closed until the floodwaters recede and the road is safe for travel.

I-180 WB Lane Closure at Williamsport for Guiderail Repair

2 years 39 weeks ago

Montoursville - Motorists traveling Interstate 180 westbound at Williamsport are advised to be alert for a lane closure for guiderail repairs.

The right lane is closed between Exit 26 (Basin Street) and Exit 28 (Maynard Street) until approximately 3 p.m. this afternoon. more»

I-180 WB Lane Restriction between Market and Maynard Street Exits

2 years 39 weeks ago

10:45 a.m. UPDATE:  I-180 WB closure at Williamsport is now a lane restriction.  The right lane westbound remains closed for crash cleanup operations and is expected to remain closed until late this afternoon.  Motorists are advised to be alert for slow-moving or stopped traffic well ahead of the crash site.

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Flood Recovery Work at Various Bridge Sites in Sullivan County

2 years 39 weeks ago

Montoursville - Minichi Contracting Group, Inc. will begin emergency flood repair work on various state routes in Sullivan County on Wednesday, Nov. 30.

Work will include debris and deposition removal as well as placement of rock for stream bank protection at 13 bridge sites along nine routes.

One-lane traffic will be maintained through each work zone. more»

Currently Flooded State Roads In North Central PA

2 years 39 weeks ago

Montoursville - The following state highway is lane-restricted at this time due to flooding since last week:

Lycoming County
SR 2001 (Elimsport Road) in Brady Township, at the stone arch bridge two miles west of Route 15, single-lane restriction;

Northumberland County more»

Bald Eagle Road Detour at Route 118 Lifted

2 years 40 weeks ago

Montoursville - The short-term detour for Bald Eagle Road at its intersection with Route 118 east of Lairdsville in Lycoming County has been lifted. Some finishing work remains at the bridge replacement project on Route 118, but the traffic restrictions are removed.

Drainage onto PennDOT Roadways Prohibited

2 years 40 weeks ago

Montoursville - With the winter season fast approaching, PennDOT would like to remind all property owners that drainage from adjoining properties is not to be directed toward or onto public roadways. more»

Slabtown Bridge Replacement under Design; Flood-Damaged Bridge Removed

2 years 40 weeks ago

Montoursville - Here's a detailed update on PennDOT's plans to replace the Route 973 Slabtown Bridge in Lycoming County. The bridge was damaged beyond repair during Tropical Storm Lee flooding in September.

At a glance: more»

Flood-Recovery Efforts Continue to Progress in Bradford County

2 years 40 weeks ago

Montoursville - Here's a brief update on some of the many flood-recovery projects on state roads in Bradford County. more»

Flooded State Roads in North Central PA

2 years 41 weeks ago

Roads with known longer-term bridge closures on them start as ****. They will remain closed until repaired or replaced, depending on the extent of flood damage. In addition, many of the closed roads will require extensive repairs before they are safe to reopen. (detours listed) more»

Route 287 Closed at Crash Scene North of Route 284 in Northern Lycoming County

2 years 41 weeks ago

Montoursville - Motorists traveling Route 287 in Lycoming County are advised that the roadway is currently blocked at the scene of a truck crash in Pine Township, about two miles north of English Center or one mile north of the intersection with Route 284. more»

I-180 EB Lane Restriction Lifted at Maynard Street

2 years 41 weeks ago

Montoursville - Here's a brief update on travel restrictions along Interstate 180 and Route 15 at Williamsport.

The lane restriction for eastbound I-180 at the Maynard Street overpass has been lifted. Repairs to the interstate bridge deck are completed at that location. more»

Eleven Site Emergency-Repair Projects in Lycoming County Start Today

2 years 41 weeks ago

Montoursville - LTT Trucking, LLC is the contractor for a $210,105 flood-recovery project at 11 bridge sites in Lycoming County. Work starts tomorrow, with completion scheduled by Dec. 19.

The sites are as follows: more»

Route 15 Rehabilitation Project Lane Restrictions Update

2 years 41 weeks ago

Montoursville - Here's a brief update on the lane restrictions at the Route 15 rehabilitation project just north of the Interstate 180 interchange at Exit 29 in Williamsport.

The lane restriction for Route 15 northbound has just been lifted. Both northbound lanes are back in service. more»

Speed Limit to be Reduced on Section of Route 44 in Lycoming County

2 years 41 weeks ago

Montoursville -PennDOT is announcing that the speed limit will be reduced on a section of Route 44 in Watson Township, Lycoming County.

The existing 55 mph speed limit on Route 44 will be reduced to 45 mph starting just south of the Venture Inn and continuing north to the existing 45 mph speed limit south of the Route 973 intersection. more»

Back Branch Road Emergency Flood Recovery Continues; Road Remains Closed

2 years 41 weeks ago

Montoursville - Motorists in the Bloomsburg area are reminded that Route 4008 (Back Branch Road) is officially closed, while emergency flood repairs continue.

Contractor Don E. Bower, Inc. is working six days a week to expedite the flood repairs. more»

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