A project to preserve seven bridges located throughout Venango County will start later this month.
on the bridges will include milling, resurfacing, and waterproofing on
various bridges in Venango County. The project includes additional work
some of the bridges, including sealing parapets and sidewalks and
repairs to expansion dams.
The following bridges are included in the project:
Route 38 (Fifth Street) over the Allegheny River in Emlenton;
Route 62 (Petroleum Street) over the Allegheny River and Conrail tracks in the City of Oil City;
Route 322 (Eighth Street) over the Allegheny River in the City of Franklin and Cranberry Township;
Route 322 (Thirteenth Street) over French Creek in the City of Franklin;
Kennerdell Road (Route 3008) over the Allegheny River in Clinton and Rockland townships;
Old Route 8 (Route 3013) over Sandy Creek and a township road in Sandycreek and Victory townships; and
Seneca Street (Route 6008) over Oil Creek in the City of Oil City.
Work will start April 29, 2019, at the
Eighth Street Bridge that connects Franklin and Cranberry Township. The project is expected to be complete by October 18, 2019.
contractor is Mekis Construction Corp of Fenelton, PA. The contract
cost is $1,389,860.55, which is to be paid entirely with state funds.
This project was made possible by Act 89, Pennsylvania’s transportation funding plan.
No detours are anticipated with this project, but motorists may encounter lane restrictions with traffic controlled by flaggers.
urges motorists to slow down when driving in work zones, and also to be
alert to changing conditions, avoid distractions and to pay attention
to signs and flaggers. Drive responsibly in work zones for your safety
and the safety of the workers.
For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by the state transportation funding plan (Act 89), or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit www.projects.penndot.gov.
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