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Roadwork begins on Route 36 in Bell Township


Bell Township, PA – PennDOT District 10 began a roadway improvement project, weather permitting, on Monday, May 11, on PA Route 36 in Bell Township, Clearfield County, continuing into Indiana County and Jefferson County.

This work will include patching of the roadway and overlay, updates to drainage and guide rail, and preservation work.

The work zone will extend from the Clearfield/Indiana County line on PA Route 36 to the intersection of Lipp Road (SR 2005) and PA Route 36.

Lane and shoulder restriction will be used as traffic control in the work zone.

This is a $2.4 million roadway improvement project. Crews from Derry Construction Company, Inc. will conduct the work, which is anticipated to be completed by July 2020.

Work on this project will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of Health guidance as well as a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan, which will include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the jobsite, and relevant training.

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 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 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 950 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.