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June 7, 2013

Road work: Coming on Route 19, Petersburg

NEW CASTLE — Route 19 bridge

restrictions set

Lane restrictions on the bridge the carries Route 19 over a stream in Scott Township will begin Monday.

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, crews will be taking test borings in various locations on the bridge located between School House Road and Eastbrook-Harlansburg Road for a future replacement project.

Lane restrictions will occur from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays through June 20. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained on the bridge.

PennDOT advises motorists to use caution, slow down and expect changing traffic patterns when traveling through the area.

Petersburg Road

faces restrictions

A lane closure on Petersburg Road in North Beaver Township starts Monday.

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, crews from Penn Power will be relocating an existing utility pole between McClain Road and Route 551. Single-lane alternating-use traffic will occur from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. as needed through June 14.

Flag crews will assist traffic moving through the work area. Stop conditions should be expected.

PennDOT said motorists should use caution, slow down and allow extra time when traveling through the area.

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