|Update for Kylertown/I- 80 Eastbound Bridge Work |
Expect delays next week
Clearfield – Bridge replacement work on eastbound Interstate 80 near the Kylertown/133 interchange will bring travel delays next week. The two eastbound Kylertown bridges, which date from the original build of I-80, are being replaced this year. PennDOT replaced the westbound bridges in 2011.
Drivers should expect eastbound delays Tuesday, July 31 through Thursday, Aug. 2, as crews set steel beams on the structure that spans Route 53. On Wednesday, Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., rolling roadblocks will be in effect from the Woodland/123 interchange to the Kylertown/133 interchange. Pennsylvania State Police will be on site to enhance safety through the work zone.
Drivers on Route 53 will experience delays through the interchange area Tuesday, July 31 through Friday, Aug. 3 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Delays may be significant on Thursday, Aug. 2. Route 53 drivers should remain alert for flaggers along the road and proceed with caution.
Minimal delays are expected the week of Aug. 6, as work progresses. Lane closures will be set on Route 53 and traffic will be controlled with flaggers.
Updated information on the project is available on message boards and through the Highway Advisory Radio System at 1640 on the am dial. Eastbound traffic is reduced to a single lane through the work area. Work to replace the I-80 eastbound bridges at the Kylertown interchange will continue through the end of the year. All work is weather and schedule dependent. Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. is the contractor on this $10 million project.
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