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Bridge Rehabilitation Work Begins on D Street Bridge over St. Clair Run in Johnstown


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that prime contractor Thornbury Inc., of West Sunbury, begins work on a bridge rehabilitation project on the D Street Bridge over St. Clair Run in the city of Johnstown, Cambria County. 

Monday, August 12, the contractor began work and implemented a one-mile detour until September 19. The detour route follows D Street, Neptune, B Street, Route 56 (Fairfield Avenue), Broad Street, and Laurel Avenue.

Overall work on this project will involve existing deck removal, cleaning and preparation for deck replacement and repairs to pedestrian railings.

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 19, with the overall project to be finished by November 18.

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