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STATE COLLEGE, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) issued an update on its cable median barrier installation project along more than 13 miles of roadway in Centre, Clinton, Mifflin, and Juniata counties.

The project will enhance safety for motorists and reduce the potential for head-on collisions on high-volume traffic routes.

During the week of June 10, 2019, crews will return to Interstate 99 in Centre County to continue excavation of the median, installation of reinforcement bars and pouring concrete for the median barriers. Work is also scheduled on Route 22 in Mifflin and Juniata counties.

Motorists will encounter lane closures at the following locations:

 On I-99 northbound between State College and Bellefonte, the contractor will implement short-term closures of the left (passing) lane Tuesday, June 11, and Wednesday, June 12.

 On I-99 southbound between Bellefonte and State College, the contractor will implement a short-term closure of the left (passing) lane Wednesday, June 12.

 On Route 22 eastbound between McVeytown and Lewistown in Mifflin County, the contractor will implement long term closure of the left (passing) lane Monday, June 10, through Friday, June 14.

 On Route 22 westbound between Millerstown and Thompsontown in Juniata County, the contractor will implement a short-term closure of the left (passing) lane Monday, June 10.

This closure is expected to be removed by the end of the day. Additionally, the contractor may implement a short term left lane closure on Route 322 eastbound between State College and Boalsburg during the week of June 10.

As work progresses, any closures that are still active on Fridays will be lifted at noon that day. PennDOT will issue updates on this project as work locations change. Other routes included in this contract are: New Enterprise Stone and Lime Co., Inc. is the contractor for the $3.3 million median barrier project, which is expected to finish by mid-December. All work is weather and schedule dependent.