News in brief from PennDOT

Traffic change set in McAlevy’s Fort

HUNTINGDON — Cottles Asphalt Maintenance Inc. of Everett will switch the traffic pattern on Monday on the safety improvements project in the village of McAlevy’s Fort, Huntingdon County, PennDOT said.

On Monday, the northbound lane will close, and traffic will switch to the southbound lane. The traffic signals in this area will continue to run under normal cycle operations.

The project consists of sight distance improvements, sidewalk installation, paving, landscaping and guardrail, signage and drainage upgrades.

Work on the $1.4 million project is expected to be completed by late October.

Route 36 detour to start in Loysburg

BEDFORD — Cottles Asphalt Mainten­ance Inc. of Everett will implement a detour on Monday for the Route 36 Corridor Improvements Project in South Woodbury Township, Bedford County, PennDOT said.

Beginning Monday, eastbound traffic on Route 869 heading toward Route 36 in Loysburg will be closed at Pine Hill Road near the intersection of Route 36 so that full depth reconstruction work can take place. All eastbound traffic must follow the approximately 17-mile detour using Brumbaugh Road to Lafayette Road to Potter Creek Road to Route 36. Traffic traveling westbound will be unaffected.

The $4.8 million project is expected to be completed by September.

From Mirror staff reports


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