The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting area drivers that additional work items are being addressed this week along its North Atherton Street (Route 3014) project, as work winds down for 2019.
Overall project work has included relocation of numerous utility lines, relocation of sewer and water lines, drainage improvements, curbing, sidewalks, ADA ramps, traffic signal upgrades, new concrete median, and paving.
The project page for this work can be found at www.penndot.gov/AthertonStreet.
Motorists should be alert for the following, November 19 through 22:
Curtin Road to College Avenue:
The contractor will be performing pavement base repair during daylight hours beginning Tuesday, November 19 and continuing through Friday, November 22. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane in each direction to perform the work. Drivers should expect travel delays.
North Hills Place to Blue Course Drive:
In the later part of the week, the contractor will be performing a sinkhole repair within the area of the sidewalk between North Hills Place and Blue Course drive on the left side of Atherton Street heading toward the University.
Traffic will be reduced to a single lane in each direction to perform the work.
Drivers should expect travel delays.
All work is weather and schedule dependent. Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. of State College is the contractor on this $12.8 million job. Drivers are reminded to move through work zones with caution, obey posted speed limits, and always buckle up.
PennDOT reminds drivers that they can subscribe to PennDOT news in Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Juniata, McKean, Mifflin, and Potter counties at www.penndot.gov/District2.
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Media Contact: Marla Fannin (814) 765-0423, Timothy Nebgen (814) 765-0598
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