Mifflintown, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that work to improve the ride quality and extend the useful life of the surface on nearly 15 miles of roadway in Juniata and Mifflin counties is expected to wrap up the week of November 11.
Paving on Route 1007 (Heister Valley Road) between Route 35 and the Juniata/Snyder County line was completed yesterday. The contractor will begin installing guiderail Tuesday, November 12. Flaggers in the roadway will enforce an alternating traffic pattern while this work takes place. Once completed, all contract work for this project will be complete. PennDOT reminds drivers to remain alert in construction zones, obey posted speed limits, and always buckle up.
New Enterprise Stone and Lime Co., Inc. is the contractor on this $2.7 million project. All work is weather and schedule dependent.
Overall work on this project included milling, base repair, paving, drainage improvements and guiderail repair on sections of the following routes:
• Route 235 near Seven Stars
• Route 2001 (Industrial Park Road) near Mifflintown
• Route 3002 (William Penn Highway) near Mifflintown
• Route 2017 (Cocolamus Creek Road) near Seven Stars
• Route 2021 (Valley View Road) near Seven Stars
• Route 2022 (Quaker Run Road) in Knousetown
• Route 2028 (Goodville Road) near Goodville
• Route 1003 (Locke Mills Road) in Siglerville
• Route 4004 (Front Mountain Road) near Belleville
• Route 4009 (Waynesburg Road) near Allensville
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