Montoursville – PennDOT has announced the following construction projects will take place the week of July 15, 2019:
The Duke Street Reconstruction Project continues next week with work on King Street between the river bridge and Priestley Avenue. This work includes full depth reconstruction, drainage upgrades, including new pipes and inlets, and new curbs and ADA ramps.
Work is being performed in half widths. King Street is open to northbound car traffic from the City of Sunbury. Southbound traffic from Northumberland is detoured via Route 11 south to Shamokin Dam and Route 61 Veterans Memorial Bridge to Sunbury.
A truck detour will be in full effect by Monday, July 15. Northbound trucks will use Route 61 north from Sunbury to Route 11 north in Shamokin Dam to Route 147 north in Northumberland. Southbound truck traffic will use Route 11 south from Northumberland to Shamokin Dam and Route 61 south to Route 147 south in Sunbury.
The car detour is expected to remain in effect until Labor Day. The truck detour is expected to remain in effect until the end of November.
A bridge replacement project continues next week on Route 339 at the Village of Shumans in Beaver Township, Columbia County.
The bridge spans Beaver Run about 0.7 miles northwest of the intersection with Route 2026 (Shadow Mountain Road).
Work next week includes removing the existing structure.
A detour will be in place during this project using Route 2022 (Scotch Valley Drive), Route 2024 (Beaver Valley Road), and Mountain Shadow Road.
This project is expected to be completed by early September.
HRI, Inc. is the prime contractor on this $715,000 project.
Also continuing next week is a bridge replacement project on Route 487 in Stillwater Borough. The bridge spans a tributary to Fishing Creek between Route 1022 (Zaners Bridge Road) and Kline Road.
Work next week includes removing the northbound side of the existing structure.
The bridge is open to a single lane controlled by temporary signals. Motorists should be alert and drive with caution through the work zone.
The project is expected to be completed in fall of 2019. Ryland Construction, Inc. is the prime contractor on this $1.3 million project.
Next week, a PennDOT bridge crew in Columbia County will begin replacing a bridge on Route 1017 (Lake Road) in Briar Creek Township. The bridge is located between Route 93 and Route 1014 (Evansville Road).
The existing 29-foot-long concrete T-beam bridge, which spans the East Branch of Briar Creek, was built in 1938. It will be replaced with a precast concrete box culvert.
A detour will be in place during this project using Evansville Road, Route 1019 (Cemetery Road and Freas Avenue), and Route 93.
Work is expected to be completed by the end of September, weather permitting.
A flood repair project on Route 1012 (Mercur Hill Road) in Wysox Township, Bradford County, is expected to begin next week. The project limits are from Coolbaugh Road to about 2.6 miles southeast of Route 1023 (Irish Ridge Road).
This project includes embankment repairs, roadway reconstruction and minor stream restoration along 0.13 miles of roadway.
Work will begin Monday, July 15, 2019. The contractor is expected to close the road on Monday, July 29. A detour will be in place at that time using Route 6, Route 187, Route 467, Route 1010 (CC Allis Road) and Route 1017 (Herrickville Road).
This project is expected to be completed by mid-October.
Robert C. Young, Inc., is the prime contractor on this $667,000 project.
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