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Route 3008 near Punxsy reopened after sinkhole issue


Punxsutawney, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting drivers that 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 has been reopened.

The sinkhole has been repaired and the roadway brought up to grade.  It will be paved at a later date this spring/summer.

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