I-80 Eastbound Closed near Kylertown in Clearfield County

Roads in four other counties remain closed due to weather

CLEARFIELD – PennDOT advises drivers that Interstate 80 eastbound near Kylertown is closed at this time due to a multi-vehicle accident.

Eastbound drivers are being directed off of I-80 at the Kylertown/133 interchange. Drivers will then follow Route 53 north to Route 144 south and re-enter I-80 at the Snow Shoe/147 interchange.

PennDOT expects to re-open the I-80 eastbound lanes before 2 p.m.

Motorists can monitor weather forecasts and check road conditions before beginning any travel. Visit www.511PA.com or call 511 from any telephone for access to current conditions on more than 2,900 miles of roadway. Drivers can also tuner to PennDOT’s Highway Advisory Radio System at 1640 on the AM dial for closure and detour information.

When traveling during a winter storm, drivers should adjust their speed to accommodate for changing weather conditions, including visibility. Winter driving conditions require that motorists allow for a greater following distance between vehicles. Motorists are reminded to always buckle up.

The following roads in PennDOT District 2 also remain closed at this time due to earlier weather conditions:

Centre County:

  • Route 445 in Miles Township from Route 192 (Brush Valley Road) to Shaffer Town Road due to a downed telephone line. The westbound lane is closed. This road is expected to open by 1 p.m.

Clinton County:

  • Route 120 from Bitumen Road in Noyes Township to Brewery Run Avenue in Renovo Borough due to a rock slide. This road is closed in both directions and expected to open by 1 p.m. today.

Juniata County:

  • Route 3006 (Mountain Road) from Tuscarora Mountain Road in Turbett Township to Mill Lane in Spruce Hill Township due to downed utilities and a downed tree. This road is closed in both directions and expected to open by 1 p.m.

 Mifflin County:

  • Route 655 in Menno Township between the intersection of Waynesburg Road and West Back Mountain Road due to downed electric lines. This road is closed in both directions and expected to open by 11 a.m.

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