|Closure Necessary for Highway Bridge Rehabilitation|
Jefferson County, PA (June 30) – PennDOT Engineering District 10 is advising motorists that traffic will be detoured on the Route 436 Margiotti Bridge over Mahoning Creek in Punxsutawney Borough, Jefferson County, beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, July 10, 2006, and ending at 4 p.m. on Friday, August 25, 2006.
The $427,798 project will rehabilitate the bridge's entire structure by providing a new bituminous overlay, waterproofing, painting and retrofits of expansion dams. Francis J. Palo Inc. of Clarion is the prime contractor for the project.
Traffic will be detoured using Route 36 to Route 119 back to Route 436. Detour signs and message boards will be posted to mark the detour route. The total length of the detour is 4.8 miles.
For more information on roadway construction and maintenance operations, access District 10's website at www.dot.state.pa.us, then click "PennDOT Organizations", then click "Engineering Districts and County Maintenance Offices" and the "10" on the map. Weekly construction and maintenance schedules are posted on the site.
PennDOT asks motorists to use caution and remember that work zone safety is everyone's responsibility.