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Route 62 Slide Repair Project

Work on this project will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of Health guidance as well as a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan, which will include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the job site, and relevant training.


Project Overview

This is a multi-year project to repair and reinforce portions of Route 62 continues in Limestone and Watson townships, in Warren County, and Hickory Township in Forest County.
The project will involve corrections in six landslide areas, including the construction of at 978-foot soldier pile retaining wall south of Cobham Hill Road in Watson Township. Work will also include milling and paving the roadway, building geosynthetic reinforced soil slopes and updates to guiderails and drainage.
The repairs got underway in December. The anticipated completion date for the project is August 7, 2020. Work in 2019 will include slide repairs and pipe replacements. Paving is expected to take place in 2020.

Project Updates


Work on this project for the 2020 season is expected to resume April 27, 2020. This will include cross pipe replacements, updated drainage, guiderail improvements, roadway milling, and paving, and line painting along nine miles of Route 62 north of Tidioute in Warren County.

Motorists should anticipate lane restrictions controlled by flaggers.

Project Contacts

Project Manager

Bill Hanson
814-678-7025 |

Assistant Construction Executive

Ralph Aylesworth
814-678-7129 |

Press Officer

Jill Harry
814-678-5035 |