Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

06/09/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/09/2023 15:17

Pipe Work on Route 246 to Bring Closure and Detour in McKean County

Pipe Work on Route 246 to Bring Closure and Detour in McKean County


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting area motorists that a pipe replacement project along Route 246 (Looker Mountain Trail) in McKean County will cause a daytimeclosure anddetour on June 14 and 15. Route 246 will be closed between Route 46 (South Kendall Avenue) and Route 646 (Summit Road).

Thedetour will be in place on Wednesday and Thursday, June 14 and 15 between 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM using Route 46 and Route 646 (Summit Road). The detour will be lifted each night, once pipe work is complete for the day. PennDOT will re-open the road earlier than 4:00 PM if work progress allows.

A crew from McKean County PennDOT Maintenance will perform this work, replacing a large pipe across the road to improve drainage in the area. Residents along this section of Route 246 will be able to access their homes.

Motorists are encouraged to "Know Before They Go" by checking conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 1,000 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.

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Contatc: Marla Fannin, [email protected] or 814.765.0423

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