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Update on Interstate 180 resurfacing project in Lycoming County

A resurfacing project will continue next week on Interstate 180 from the Route 15 Interchange in the City of Williamsport to the Fairfield Road Interchange in Fairfield Township, Lycoming County.

On Tuesday, September 3, 2019 the contractor will begin milling and paving I-180 between Hepburn Street and Basin Street. Work will be performed weekday nights between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. with single lane closures. 

Epoxy deck treatments will be placed during the weekend beginning September 6 on bridge decks on structures at Third Street, Basin Street, Hepburn Street and the Faxon Interchange.

This work will be performed from Friday at 8 p.m. until Monday at 6 a.m. Traffic will be restricted to a single lane.

This project includes milling and paving on I-180, paving the ramps within the project limits, applying an epoxy-based surface treatment on bridges, placing a new roof on the pedestrian overpass east of Basin Street, and highway lighting.

Work is expected to be completed late-fall of 2019.

HRI, Inc. is the prime contractor on this $3.3 million project

 

Paving on Snydertown Road/Avenue G in Northumberland County

 

A PennDOT maintenance crew in Northumberland County will began a paving project last week on Route 4004 (Snydertown Road/Avenue G) in Rush Township and Riverside Borough. This work is being performed between Route 4006 (Mile Hill Road) in Rush Township and the intersection with Route 4001 (Sunbury Road) in Riverside.

Work is from approximately 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during this three-week project. The road will be closed to through traffic during work hours. A detour will be in place using Sunbury Road.

The road will be open to local traffic, emergency responders and school buses.

Northumberland Reconstruction Project update

 

Reconstruction of King Street between Priestley Avenue and King Street Park continues. A new detour was implemented on Thursday, August 29.

Route 147 north traffic from Sunbury will be detoured using Priestley Avenue, Orange Street and Third Street.

Trucks over 36 feet in length using Route 147 north from Sunbury will be detoured using Veterans Memorial Bridge (Route 61), Route 11/15 north, and Route 11 north to Northumberland Borough.

Route 11 south traffic will be detoured in Northumberland Borough using Orange Street, Third Street and Duke Street.

Trucks over 36 feet in length using Route 11 south will be detoured in Danville using Route 54 west, Interstate 80 west, and Route 15 south. 

Temporary traffic signals have been activated at the intersections of Water Street and Orange Street, Front Street and Orange Street, and Third Street and Duke Street, to assist with the detour. 

Parking restrictions are as follows: 

Priestley Avenue: King Street to Orange Street

  • No parking on both sides of the street

Orange Street: Priestley Avenue to Water Street

  • No parking on both sides of the street

Water Street:

  • No parking on both sides of the street

Orange Street: Front Street to Park Avenue

  • No parking on both sides of the street

Orange Street: Park Avenue to Third Street

  • No parking in the direction of the detour (northbound lane)
  • Parking allowed on the opposite side of the street (southbound lane) 

Third Street: From Orange Street to Queen Street

  • No parking in the direction of the detour (westbound lane)
  • Parking allowed on the opposite side of the street (eastbound lane)

Third Street: Queen Street to Duke Street

  • No parking on both sides of the street

For more information on the Duke Street project, go to www.penndot.gov/dukestreet.

 

Bridge preservation project on Route 54 in Montour County

 

A bridge preservation project on Route 54 in Montour County is scheduled for next week.

Contractor Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. will install a waterproof membrane and pave the Route 54 bridge spanning Chillisquaque Creek just west of Washingtonville in Derry Township. Weather permitting, this work will be performed Tuesday, September 3, and Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

Traffic will be reduced to a single lane under daylight flagging. There may be delays.

Motorists should be alert and drive with caution through the work zone.

 

Restoration project on I-80 in Montour County continues

 

A 10.9-mile highway restoration project on Interstate 80 in Liberty and Valley townships, Montour County, continues this week.

Beginning at approximately 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 3, 2019 the left (passing) lane of I-80 westbound will be closed just west of the Danville Interchange for concrete repairs.

Traffic will be restored to two lanes by 9 a.m. Friday, September 6.

Delays are expected, especially during hours of peak traffic. Motorists should be alert and drive with caution through the work zone.

This project includes concrete patching, spall repair, joint sealing and diamond grinding on I-80 westbound and eastbound.

HRI, Inc., is the prime contractor on this $4.6 million project.

CSVT project update

Work is progressing on the Northern Section of the Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation (CSVT) project in Northumberland, Union and Snyder counties as follows:

River Bridge:

The contractor, Trumbull Corp., will set beams and prepare the bridge deck for concrete placement.

There will be no significant traffic impacts.

Northern Section Paving:

The contractor, New Enterprise Stone and Lime Co., Inc., will continue concrete paving around the Chillisquaque bridges next week. Motorists should be alert for slow-moving traffic and watch for trucks entering and exiting the work area.

For more information on the CSVT project, please visit www.csvt.com.

Median cable guiderail project on I-80 in Northumberland, Union and Columbia counties

 

A PennDOT contractor will work this week on a regional median cable guide rail project on Interstate 80 in Northumberland, Union and Columbia counties.

On Tuesday, September 3, 2019 contractor Morgan Rail will install high-tension median cable guide rail on I-80 westbound near the Route 15 Interchange in Union County.

On Wednesday, September 4, this work will be performed on I-80 eastbound in Northumberland County just east of the river bridge and the Union County line.

On Thursday, September 5, the contractor will move to Columbia County and work on I-80 westbound just west of the Buckhorn Interchange near School House Road.

On Friday, September 6, work will be on I-80 eastbound at the same location in Columbia County.

This moving operation will require shoulder closures and left lane closures at work locations. Work will be performed from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, except Friday when work will be from 9 a.m. to noon.

Minor delays are expected. Motorists should be alert and drive with caution through the work zone. Motorists should be alert for construction vehicles entering and exiting the roadway.

This work, which is part of $ 1.6 million safety improvement project at multiple locations in north central Pennsylvania, is expected to be completed in September.

Bridge project continues on Route 387 in Stillwater, Columbia County

 

A bridge replacement project continues next week on Route 487 in Stillwater Borough, Columbia County. The bridge spans a tributary to Fishing Creek between Route 1022 (Zaners Bridge Road) and Kline Road.

Work next week includes placing concrete and rock and preparing the road for paving.

The bridge is open to a single lane controlled by temporary signals. There may be delays.

Motorists should be alert and drive with caution through the work zone.

This project is expected to be completed in the fall of 2019.

Ryland Construction Inc. is the prime contractor on this $1.3 million project.

Work continues on Route 339 in Mifflin Township, Columbia County

 

A 3.2-mile widening and resurfacing project on Route 339 in Mifflin Township, Columbia County, continues next week.

Upcoming work includes structure repairs, drainage earthwork and preparing the road for paving from Route 2028 (Market Street) to Route 2017 (Smith Hollow Road).

The road is open to northbound traffic from Mifflinville to Nescopeck. Motorists should drive with caution through the work zone.

A long-term detour is in effect for southbound traffic using Route 339 in Nescopeck to Route 93 north to Berwick, to Route 11 south to Market Street in South Centre Township, and the Market Street bridge to Route 339 in Mifflinville.

Most of the project will be completed this fall.

Glenn O. Hawbaker is the prime contractor on this $5.3 million project.

Cable median barrier work slated on I-99, Route 322  

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 September 2,  2019 crews will continue excavation of the median, installation of reinforcement bars, pouring concrete for the median barriers, constructing sockets for the line posts and placing other hardware for the cable barrier system on Interstate 99 in Centre County.

There is no work scheduled  August 30, August 31, or Monday, September 2, in observation of the Labor Day holiday. Beginning Tuesday, September 3, motorists will encounter short-term closures of the left (passing) lane on I-99 northbound between the Waddle/Grays Woods and Atherton Street interchanges. They will be implemented at 9 a.m. and removed by 7 p.m. daily.

If work progress allows, the contractor may implement short-term closures of the left (passing) lane on Route 322 westbound between Boalsburg and State College beginning Thursday, September 5. All lane closures will be lifted by 6:00 AM Friday, September 6. No work is scheduled on either route that day due to a PSU home football game on Saturday, September 7.

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.

Bridge replacement work underway on Route 449, Potter County

PennDOT announced that work to replace a pair of bridges on Route 449 in Potter County is underway. The first bridge spans a tributary of the Genesee River near the village of Harmontown in Genesee Township and the other spans Pine Creek near the village of Brookland in Ulysses Township. Replacing the bridges, which are separated by roughly eight miles, will allow PennDOT to remove them from Potter County’s list of bridges in poor condition.

Each bridge will be replaced using half-width phasing and traffic is currently restricted to one lane at each location. Temporary traffic signals are enforcing an alternating traffic pattern with northbound and southbound traffic taking turns crossing the structures.

At the Genesee Township bridge, the southbound lane heading toward the village of Gold is closed. At the Ulysses Township bridge, the northbound lane heading toward the village of Gold is closed. PennDOT will issue an update prior to the traffic pattern shifting for the second phase of construction.

The bridge spanning the tributary of the Genesee River was built in 1931, is 12-feet long and carries an average of nearly 850 vehicles per day. The bridge spanning Pine Creek was constructed in 1930, is 25-feet long and carries an average of more than 1,100 vehicles daily.

The overall project consists of replacing the existing bridges with new precast concrete box culverts, roadway widening, drainage improvements, approach paving, guide rail installation, pavement marking, and miscellaneous construction. Project work is expected to be complete by late October. All work is weather and schedule dependent.

Twin Tier Constructors, Inc. of Scottsville, New York is the contractor on this $1.8 million project. Drivers are reminded to move through work zones with caution, obey posted speed limits, and always buckle up.