Route 8 Southbound Closed in Venango County

All lanes of Route 8 southbound are closed in Venango County from near the intersection with Polk Cutoff Road in Sandycreek Township to the intersection of with Old Route 8 in Irwin Township.

The closure is necessary for a construction project and a detour is posted using Old Route 8 (Route 3013).

Traffic is expected to resume its regular pattern on Route 8 by late October 2020.

Information on the project is available online at by clicking on the Construction Projects/Roadway link under the Resources heading, picking the Venango County box then choosing the Route 8 Reconstruction Project tile. 

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