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PennDOT Issues Update on Roadwork in Mifflin and Juniata Counties


​Lewistown, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting area drivers that work to improve more than 22 miles of roadway in Juniata and Mifflin counties is continuing. Through September 21, drivers can expect to encounter the following:

Juniata County:

• The contractor will construct ADA curb ramps on Route 35 in Richfield from Heister Valley Road to the Snyder County line. After curb ramp construction is complete, the contractor will perform paving.

The contract also included the following roads in Juniata County: Tennis Park Road (Route 1003) near McAlisterville, and Cocolamus Road (Route 2013) from East Salem to Cocolamus.

Mifflin County:

• No work is scheduled in Mifflin County this week.

The contract included the following roads in Mifflin County: Route 655 and Jacks Mountain Road (Route 4007).

Motorists should anticipate short travel delays and are advised to allow for extra travel time. They are also advised to be alert for slow moving and stopped vehicles through work zones as well as workers in the roadway.

Overall work includes milling, base repair, resurfacing, construction of ADA complaint curb ramps, and guide rail repair on sections of five routes in Juniata County and two Routes in Mifflin County.

New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. is the contractor on this $4.2 million project, which is expected to finish by late September. PennDOT will issue updates on this project as work locations change. All work is weather and schedule dependent.
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