UPDATE: Roads in PennDOT’s Northwest Region Closed Due to Flooding

| January 13, 2018

NORTHWEST PA – The following state roads in PennDOT’s northwest region are closed to through traffic or have lanes restricted due to flooding and flood damage.

Crawford County:

· Route 6 eastbound and westbound (Smock Bridge) is closed from Route 102 to Mead Avenue in the City of Meadville.
· Route 322 is closed from Route 6 in the City of Meadville to Franklin Pike in West Mead Township.
· Route 6 Eastbound is closed from Willow Street to Mead Avenue in Meadville.
· Route 173 is closed from Lake Creek Road/Lippert Road in Wayne Township to Washington Street in Randolph Township.
· Route 2040 (Spring Street) is closed from Route 102 to Lincoln Avenue in the City of Meadville.
· Route 1016 (Mackey Hill Road/Miller Station Road/Brown Hill Road) is closed from Route 6 in Cambridge Township to Miller Hill Road in Rockdale Township.
· Route 1014 (Johnston Road) is closed from Route 408 to Brown Hill Road in Rockdale Township.
· Route 2008 (Wilson Shute Road) is closed from Mercer Pike to Heckman Road in Union Township.
· Route 1006 (Skeltontown Road/McClelland Street) is closed from Grant Street/Kearney Avenue in Cambridge Springs to Old Plank Road in Venango Township.

Erie County:

· Route 2001 (French Creek Road) is closed from Route 6 to Flatt Road in LeBoeuf Township.

Forest County:

· Route 3004 (Nebraska Road) is closed from German Hill Road to Sage Road in Green Township.

Mercer County:

· Route 4019 (Methodist Road) is closed from Beatty School Road to Salem Road in Sugar Grove Township.

Venango County:

· Route 427 is closed from Academy Street in Cooperstown Borough to Deeter Road in Plum Township due to a wash out.

Warren County:

· Route 3014 (Kane Road) is closed from Route 27 to Coal Hill Road in Pittsfield Township.
· Route 4001 (Piccadilly Hill Road/Scotts Crossing Road/ Sample Flats Road) is closed from Route 426 in Columbus Township to Spencer Road/Grand Army to the Republic Highway in Columbus Township.
The following roads have reopened since the last update:
· Route 215 is open in Springfield Township, Erie County.
· Route 3011 (Pennside Road/Knapp Road) is open in Conneaut Township, Erie County.
· Route 2002 (River Road) is open in Barnett Township, Forest County.
· Route 1001 (Mystic Park Road) is open in Hydetown Borough and Steuben Township.

Roadways will reopen when conditions permit.

PennDOT urges motorists to be alert to water on roadways, obey warning signs and traffic control devices, and never drive through flooding or standing water on roads. Shallow, swiftly flowing water can wash a car from a roadway. Also, the roadbed may not be intact under the water.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 825 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

Follow PennDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAErie.

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