MERCER COUNTY, Pa. – On behalf of Governor Tom Corbett, PennDOT has announced that approximately 6.65 miles of Interstate 80 in Mercer County will be resurfaced.
The project will provide motorists traveling Interstate 80 a smoother ride through Pine and Wolf Creek townships in Mercer County. Resurfacing will extend from approximately 1.9 miles east of the junction with Interstate 79 to the Mercer/Venango County line.
The project is scheduled to begin April 1, weather permitting, and is scheduled to be completed by Aug. 12.
Work will include bituminous milling and resurfacing, along with concrete patching, and upgrades to drainage, guiderails, signs and pavement markings.
The contractor is Lindy Paving, Inc. of New Galilee, Pa. The contract cost is $6,188,716.49, which will be paid entirely with federal funds.
No detours will be required. Traffic will be controlled by signs and flaggers.
PennDOT urges motorists to slow down when driving in work zones, and also to be alert to changing conditions, avoid distractions and to pay attention to flaggers. Drive responsibly in work zones for your safety and the safety of the workers.
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