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Route 254 Road Closure Next Week in Derry Township


Montoursville, PA – A bridge replacement project will close Route 254 in Derry Township, Montour County, between Route 1007 (Diehl Road) and Township Road 392 (Cromley Road), beginning Monday, July 6.

A Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), maintenance crew will replace the bridge on Route 254 that spans a tributary to Mud Creek. Work will include removal of the bridge, replacement with a box culvert, approach paving, line painting and guiderail upgrades.

A detour using Route 44, Route 4038 (Strawberry Ridge Road), Route 1002 (Strawberry Ridge Road), and Route 1003 (PP&L Road), in both Montour and Columbia Counties will be in place.

Work is expected to be completed by the end of September 2020, weather permitting.

Motorists are urged to slow down, drive with caution, and expect delays in travel.

Work on this project will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of Health guidance as well as a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan, which will include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the jobsite, and relevant training.
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