Detour Planned for Route 3018 Job in State College

STATE COLLEGE – As part of PennDOT’s continuing construction on Route 3018 (Whitehall Road), area residents are advised of an upcoming detour scheduled to begin June 18.

The detour could be in place as late as June 28, but PennDOT will lift the detour as early as June 25, if work progress allows. Route 3018 will be closed between Stonebridge Drive and Research Drive, with the detour using Route 26 (West College Avenue) and Blue Course Drive. Directional signs will be placed accordingly.

The detour is necessary so that the contractor can construct new roadway in the closed section. Residents living along the closed section will be able to access their homes during this work.

More information regarding Whitehall Road construction, both the PennDOT sponsored project and the Ferguson Township sponsored project, can be found online at http://tinyurl.com/bn22dpb.

PennDOT reminds motorists that bicyclists are known to be in the area. Motorists are asked to please use caution when driving near bicyclists, and to share the road and remain alert for bicyclists entering and using the highway. Drivers also need to be alert for pedestrians crossing the roadway.

All work is weather and schedule dependent. HRI Inc. of State College is the contractor on this $10.3 million project, scheduled for completion by mid-November.

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