The Daily Press

PennDOT announces District 2 constructi­on season wrap-up


CLEARFIELD – Recently tthe Wolf Administra­tion and the Pennsylvan­ia Department of Transporta­tion (PennDOT) announced the many highway improvemen­ts that took place across the region during the 2021 constructi­on season, in Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Juniata, McKean, Mifflin, and Potter Counties.

“The north central region plays a large role in the safe delivery of goods and services to our rural communitie­s and across the Commonweal­th. I am pleased to announce the improvemen­ts that were made across the nine-county region.” said Governor Tom Wolf.

Overall highlights in the 2021 constructi­on season for District 2 (Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Juniata, McKean, Mifflin, and Potter Counties) included:

• approximat­ely 70 miles of paving

• approximat­ely 34 bridges were repaired or replaced

• approximat­ely 428 miles of roadway were seal coated

District Executive Tom Zurat said, “This year District 2 saw over $96 million worth of constructi­on projects on roadways in our region.”

Notable projects that have been completed this year include:

• Route 153 reconstruc­tion of Front Street in Clearfield Borough with waterline, signal, and sidewalk improvemen­ts in Clearfield County, $3.7 million

• I-99 highway restoratio­n including patching and overlay of existing concrete roadway, guiderail and drainage in Centre County, $4.6 million

• Route 2015 betterment as part of the Potters Mills Gap Project in Centre County, $9.7 million

• Route 949 box culvert replacemen­t over Maxwell Run in Elk County, $1.1 million

• Route 146 bridge replacemen­t over Red Mill Brook in McKean County, $1.2 million;

• Route 3002, 4th Street/Business 22 resurfacin­g in Grantville Township and Lewistown Borough in Mifflin County, $3.4 million

• Route 1001 bridge replacemen­t over Cushing Creek in Potter County, $900,000

Notable projects that will continue next year are:

• I-80 bridge replacemen­ts at the 123/Woodland interchang­e and reconstruc­tion on SR 970 in Clearfield County, $18 million

• Route 322 widening, safety improvemen­ts, and addition of a turn lane in Decatur Township in Clearfield County, $8.1 million

• I-80/A18; Local interchang­e for SR 26/I-80 in Centre County east of I-80 exit 161,

$52 million;

• Route 64/Route 550 intersecti­on realignmen­t in Centre County, $3.7 million

• Route 150 City of Lock Haven signal upgrades in Clinton County, $2.8 million

• U.S. Route 6 betterment in the borough of Port Allegany, McKean County, $1.3 million

Informatio­n about infrastruc­ture in District 2, including completed work and significan­t projects, is available at


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