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Bridge Rehabilitation Work Begins on Lang Avenue Bridge in Patton Borough

08/13/2019

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that prime contractor Thornbury, Inc., of West Sunbury, begins work on a bridge rehabilitation project on Lang Avenue Bridge in Patton Borough, Cambria County.

The contractor started work on August 12 that consists of the removal and replacement of bituminous bridge deck, drainage and ADA curb ramp upgrades, and minor roadway approach work. 

Beginning Monday, August 19, the contractor will implement a half-mile detour until September 20. The detour will follow Lang Street onto 5th Avenue and Magee Avenue.

This work is part of a larger project involves the rehabilitation of ten local bridges in Cambria County. The scope of work for the project includes the removal of the existing bituminous decks, repairs to existing structures, placement of composite decks, upgrades to ADA curb ramps and roadway approach work.

All work on this $1,554,891 project is expected to be completed by September 20, with the overall project to be finished by November 18.

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Media contact: Monica R. Jones, 814-696-7105   
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