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3/20/2020 Update: Tree Removal on Route 11 Northbound Next Week,

03/17/2020

03/30/2020 Update: The tree removal project on Route 11 northbound in Snyder County will continue into next week. The right (driving) lane and right shoulder will be closed while the contactor completes the project. The project is expected to be completed next week.

03/17/2020 Update: Motorists are advised that on Wednesday, March 18, through Friday, March 20, the right (driving) lane of Route 11 northbound will be closed while the contractor, Brown’s Tree Service, continues to trim and remove trees. The lane closure will be approximately 2 miles south of Route 35/Selinsgrove interchange.

Montoursville, PA – Brown’s Tree Service, a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) contractor, is set to begin a tree removal project along Route 11 northbound approximately 2 miles south of the Route 35/Selinsgrove interchange.

The contractor will be removing saplings, brush and trimming the overhead tree canopy. The tree crew is expected to remain behind the guide rail for much of the project; however, they anticipate having to close the right (driving) lane near the end of the project.

Work is scheduled to begin on Monday, March 16, and will be completed during daylight hours.

Motorists traveling Route 11 northbound may experience a right (driving) lane restriction while the contractor is working.

The project is expected to be completed by Friday, March 20, weather permitting.

Motorists should be alert, watch for changing traffic patterns, slow down, and drive with caution through work zones.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Maggie Baker, 570-368-4202, or at magbaker@pa.gov.
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