Road Work Update
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), in a press release, provided an update on roadwork taking place in Centre and Clinton counties. All work is weather and schedule dependent. Starting the week of June 27, motorists can expect:
- On Route 3014 (South Atherton Street) from Twigs Lane to Villa Crest Drive, crews will begin work for curb placement, along with paving for the completion of pipe replacement work. Motorists will encounter daytime single lane closures controlled by flaggers while this work takes place.
- On the entire length of Route 3001 (Fisherman's Paradise Road) and on Route 3004 (Paradise Road) from Route 150 to Fisherman's Paradise Road, motorists will encounter daytime single lane closures controlled by flaggers. Work on these roads will include milling, paving preparation and paving. This work is expected to last through July 8.
Other roads to see work in Centre County are:
- Route 3020 (Whitehall Road) from Route 3018 (University Drive) to South Atherton Street (Ferguson Township)
- Route 26 (College Avenue) signal upgrades at Pike Street and Houserville Road
- Route 144 (Snow Shoe Mountain Road) from Gum Stump Road to Trestle Road
- Route 150 (Benner Pike) signal upgrades at Rolling Ridge Drive and Eagle Point
Columbia Gasline Relocation Update
PennDOT also issued the following statements in relation to road work and gas pipeline relocation projects:
Columbia Gas expects lane shifts to continue between Logan Avenue and South Allen Street. Roadway flaggers may be present at the Westerly Parkway intersection and throughout the construction zone assisting with traffic control. Columbia Gas expects to work Monday through Friday next week, but all work is weather dependent.
PennDOT reminds the public that work plans and locations may change as circumstances warrant. The continued patience of motorists is appreciated. Please use caution in work zones and build extra time into travel plans.
This utility relocation work is part of the next phase of roadway improvement work on Atherton Street. Work on this new section will begin later this summer and will be similar to work done on the previous project.
The previous phase was completed in 2020 and featured phased work zones stretching from Aaron Drive to Park Avenue. Work included relocation of utilities, water, and sewer lines, along with drainage improvements, curbing, sidewalk and ADA compliant ramp installation, signal upgrades, new concrete median and paving.