Rt 322 Project Update Nov 2, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 2, 2018

Delays Possible Next Week at Potters Mills Project Site

Project page available at www.penndot.gov/pottersmillsgap

State College, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting area drivers to potential delays next week on its Route 322/Potters Mills Gap project. Up-to-date information can be found on the PMG Project page at www.penndot.gov/pottersmillsgap. Through November 9, drivers may encounter the following:

  • Various traffic switches will occur on the eastern end of the project through next week. Drivers should anticipate delays. This work is in the area of the “crossover”.
  • Westbound traffic will be redirected to the crossover beginning Thursday,

November 8.

  • Possible delays through the work zone as crews work on utility relocations between Route 144 and Mountain Back Road. This work will take place during daylight hours.
  • Work will also continue off the roadway and drivers should be alert for construction vehicles entering and exiting Route 322 through the Potters Mills area.

 

Drivers should also be aware that the westbound detour using Routes 144 and 45 may return temporarily in November so that roadway widening work can take place.

This is the third and final phase of a construction project dating back to 2015. Phase One of the project constructed the new bridge at Sand Mountain Road. Phase Two created the new local interchange on Route 322 at Sand Mountain Road. The goal of Phase Three is to reconstruct Route 322 from Sand Mountain Road to Potters Mills – including a new Route 322/Route 144 intersection. The completed project will alleviate congestion and allow traffic to move more safely and efficiently from the Centre/Mifflin County line to Potters Mills.

PennDOT encourages drivers to “Know before they go” and to check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting  www.511PA.com. 511PA is free, available 24 hours a day, and provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 860 traffic cameras.

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