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Sinkhole in Punxsy closes Route 3008

Punxsutawney, PA – A road is closed in Punxsutawney due to a sink hole. Route 3008 (Number Eight Road/Perry Street/Wehrle Way) between the intersections of Diamond Road, Gresock Road in Young Township and Delaware Avenue in Punxsutawney is closed but will likely be reopened on Feb. 18 after repairs.

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The PennDOT press release:

Indiana, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting drivers to the closure of State Route 3008 (Number Eight Road/Perry Street/Wehrle Way) between the intersections of Diamond Road, Gresock Road in Young Township and Delaware Avenue in Punxsutawney Boro, Jefferson County.

The estimated reopen time is February 18 pending repairs to a sink hole. The detour route is South Main Street (State Route 436) to Sportsburg Road (State Route 3010) to Gresock Road (T-374).

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