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Travel Advisory – Single lane, alternating traffic scheduled to begin tomorrow on Route 217 as part of a bridge replacement project in Blacklick Township, Indiana County


Single lane, alternating traffic is planned on Route 217 for work on a bridge replacement project in Blacklick Township, Indiana County.
Beginning, Friday, October 13, at 7:00 am, single lane, alternating traffic controlled by flaggers will be in place on Route 217 between Hill Road and Ferguson School Road and will continue around the clock. This traffic configuration is expected to be in place until Saturday evening. Traffic will then be two ways on the new roadway configuration.
The project involves the replacement of the bridge carrying Route 217 over Stewart Run with a box culvert and a new alignment at the intersection of Route 217 and Route 3004, Grange Road.
This $3.0 million bridge replacement and roadway alignment project is being constructed by Plum Contracting, Inc., and is expected to be completed the end of May 2018.
Drivers should slow down and use caution in work zones for their safety and for workers’ safety. Motorists can expect congestion and delays in high traffic volume periods. Fines are doubled for violations in work zones.
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