The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) advises motorists that a roadwork project continues on Interstate 80 eastbound and westbound in Hemlock, Mount Pleasant, Scott and South Centre Townships, Columbia County.
The work announced below will continue as scheduled. Delays are expected, especially during the peak traffic hours of 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. There may be residual delays into the evening hours.
Week of June 12
On Sunday, June 12, the contractor, New Enterprise Stone and Lime, Co., will begin replacing bridge approach slabs and perform deck repairs on the bridge over Route 1001 (Shaffer Road) between mile marker 237 and mile marker 238. Motorists can expect single lane conditions with barrier. Work this week will be performed Sunday 7:00 PM through Friday, June 17 at 6:00 AM, weather permitting.
New Enterprise Stone and Lime, Co., is the primary contractor for this $9.1 million, pavement preservation and bridge preservation project, which spans between mile marker 235 (Lightstreet / Bloomsburg exit) to mile marker 241 (Lime Ridge exit). Work includes bituminous and concrete base preservation, bridge approach replacement, epoxy overlay, and bituminous milling and resurfacing. The project also includes bridge preservation on Route 1001 (Shaffer Road), Route 1003 (Lows Road), and bridge preservation work to the structures on Interstate 80 eastbound and westbound: the structures at mile marker 239, and the structures at mile marker 240 over Route 11 and the North Shore Railroad. Work is expected to be completed on this project in October of 2022.
Motorists should expect travel delays and lane changes. Motorists are urged to slow down, drive with caution, and be alert for stopped or slow-moving vehicles.