Route 8 Bridge in Barkeyville, Venango County to be Closed Sunday for 7 days

The bridge that carries Route 8 over a tributary of Wolf Creek in Barkeyville Borough, Venango County will be closed for seven days starting August 5, 2018.

The closure is necessary in order to replace the bridge with a box culvert. The bridge is located near the entrance to Ward Trucking, between the intersection of Route 8 and Gibb Road and the intersection of Route 8 and Gilmore Road (SR 3004).

In connection with the project, Route 8 will be closed at the bridge from August 5 to August 11, 2018. A detour will be posted using Route 8, Interstate 80, and Route 308.

PennDOT 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.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 860 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

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