UPDATE: Two Local Roadways Closed, Some Re-Opening to Traffic

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Speeds Reduced on PennDOT District 2 Interstates

CLEARFIELD – Motorists are advised that several area roadways are closed at this time.

Roadways that are closed include:

  • Interstate 80 westbound between Exit 133 (Kylertown/Philipsburg) and Exit 120 (Clearfield/Shawville) in Clearfield County. This closure now includes a longer stretch of roadway in this area.

This roadway is expected to re-open in this area by 12 p.m.

  • Route 948 in both directions in Elk County between the PennDOT stockpile and Powers Avenue in Johnsonburg. This roadway is expected to re-open by 11:30 a.m.

I-80 eastbound is now open in Clearfield County.

A lane restriction is in place on I-80 westbound in Clinton County between Exit 185 (Loganton) and Exit 178 (Lock Haven). The right lane is open to traffic at this time. The left lane is expected to be open by 11 a.m.

In addition, PennDOT District 2 has temporarily reduced speed limits on I-80 and I-99.

Speed limits are reduced to 45 miles per hour on:

  • I-80 in Clearfield, Centre, and Clinton counties
  • I-99 in Centre County

PennDOT reminds drivers to use extreme caution if traveling this morning as icy roads are prevalent across the region.

Although road crews have been out treating roadways, many roads are still experiencing freezing conditions.

Motorists are advised if you must travel to use extreme caution, be sure your headlights are on, reduce your speed and increase your following distance.

Motorists will be alerted to the incident through the use of the Highway Advisory Radio System and Dynamic Message System signs.

Motorists may check conditions on more than 2,900 miles of interstates and other major highways by calling 5-1-1 or visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24-hours-a-day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, average traffic speeds on urban interstates and access to more than 670 traffic cameras. Regional Twitter pages and personal alerts are also available on the 511PA Web site.

Follow PennDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAStateColl.

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