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Project Overview

BigI.jpegThe intersection of Routes 6/322, 19, and 98 (Big I) in Vernon Township, Crawford County is now operating as a single-lane roundabout as construction continues on the multi-lane roundabout being built there.

This safety project will include the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Routes 6/322, 19, and 98 (Big I) in Vernon Township, Crawford County.

The intersection improvement project at the Big I will include the construction of a multi-lane roundabout, along with concrete curbs, sidewalks, and upgrades to the drainage, highway lighting and signs.

Work got underway the week of April 1, 2019. It should be completed, and the roundabout open to all traffic by October 25, 2019.

The contractor is S.E.T., Inc. of Lowellville, Ohio. The contract cost is $6,126,811.45, which is to be paid entirely by federal funds.

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Updates on the progress of the construction will be provided periodically through this page and on Twitter @511PAErie by following #BigIRoundabout.

Here is the presentation given December 2018, which includes a map of the Route 98.

A press release announcing the start of the project is available on the www.penndot.gov/District1.

Additional information on navigating roundabouts can be found on the PennDOT website.

Maps showing the traffic patterns for the Big I Roundabout.

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Project Contact

​Project Manager

Chad Tarr - (814) 493-3115 / email ctarr@pa.gov

Asst. Construction Manager

Dax Nulph - (814) 678-7126 / email dnulph@pa.gov

Press Officer

Jill Harry - (814) 678-5035 / email jharry@pa.gov

Project Statistics

Contract Cost: $6,126,811.45

Percentage Complete: 62%

Prime Contractor: S.E.T., Inc. of Lowellville, Ohio

Detour Information

The Route 98 detour has been lifted. Traffic at Routes 6/322, 19 and 98 (Big I) is temporarily be using the intersection as a single-lane roundabout.

Motorists should anticipate possible traffic pattern shifts as construction of the multi-lane roundabout continues at that location.

 

 

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Update 1:

A Big I Roundabout project is underway in Crawford County. This safety project will include the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Routes 6, 322, 19, and 98 (Big I) in Vernon Township, Crawford County.

Update 2:

In the coming weeks, PennDOT will be continuing drainage work and some placement of temporary asphalt to handle future traffic patterns.

Update 3:

The Big I Roundabout project will include the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Routes 6, 322, 19, and 98 (Big I) in Crawford County. The project will be completed in 6 phases. The first phase is already underwa

Update 4

A Big I Roundabout project is underway in Crawford County. This safety project will include the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Routes 6, 322, 19, and 98 (Big I) in Vernon Township, Crawford County.

Update 5

A Big I Roundabout project is underway in Crawford County. This safety project will include the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Routes 6, 322, 19, and 98 (Big I) in Vernon Township, Crawford County.

Update 6

Work on the Big I Roundabout in Crawford County is steadily moving forward as the truck apron and modular walls are installed. Paving will soon follow and the detour is scheduled to lift late August