Nighttime Work Scheduled on Interstate 79, Route 20 in Erie County


October 12, 2018

Nighttime Work Scheduled on Interstate 79, Route 20 in Erie County

Oil City, PA – Nighttime maintenance work is scheduled for next week on Interstate 79 and Route 20 in Erie County.

Motorists are urged to watch for nighttime work zones as employees of PennDOT’s Erie County Maintenance Office patch sections of the I-79 south of McKean from October 15 to October 18, 2018.

Nighttime work is also scheduled to take place on Route 20 (26th Street) in Millcreek Township on October 19, 2018.

Work is scheduled to run each night from midnight to 8 AM, weather permitting.

PennDOT urges motorists to: slow down when driving in work zones, be alert of changing conditions, avoid distractions and pay attention to signs and flaggers. Drive responsibly in work zones for your safety and the safety of the workers.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 850 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.

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Post Author: Ruth Meilleur