Accidents Cleared from Earlier Closure; Speed Reductions in Effect
CLEARFIELD – PennDOT advises drivers that one section of Interstate 80 is closed in PennDOT District 2 at this hour due to an accident.
The closure affects I-80 eastbound in Clearfield County between Exit 111(Clearfield/Penfield) and Exit 120 (Clearfield/Shawville).
The Blue Detour is in effect, which will take motorists off of I-80 at Exit 111 then onto Route 153 south/Route 322 east, to Route 879 east and back to I-80 at Exit 120. PennDOT expects to open this section of I-80 by 6 p.m.
Earlier closures on I-80 westbound and I-80 eastbound in Centre and Clinton counties have been cleared, and the sections are open to traffic.
PennDOT reminds drivers that a speed reduction is in place on several roadways in PennDOT District 2 including:
- I-80 in Clearfield, Centre, and Clinton counties
- I-99 in Centre County
- Route 22/322 in Mifflin and Juniata counties
Motorists will be alerted to the incident through the use of the Highway Advisory Radio System and Dynamic Message System signs.
Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available-24 hours-a-day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 680 traffic cameras. 511PA is also available by calling 5-1-1, and regional Twitter alerts are available on the 511PA Web site.
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