Section of I-80 Westbound Closed near DuBois

DUBOIS – A multiple vehicle crash has Interstate 80 westbound closed at mile-marker 104 near DuBois, with a detour change now in effect.

The detour starts from the Penfield/111 interchange and follows Route 153 and Route 322 west, with traffic reentering I-80 westbound at either the 101/DuBois interchange or the 97/DuBois/Falls Creek interchange.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) is alerting motorists that a section of I-80 westbound near DuBois in Clearfield County is closed and is expected to remain closed into the evening hours.

PennDOT cautions drivers to be alert for slowed or stopped traffic along I-80 and along the detour route which uses Route 153 and Route 322.

Message boards along I-80 are alerting drivers to the closure and detour. Drivers can also use the Highway Advisory Radio System for updates by tuning to 1640 on the AM dial.

Drivers can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, 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 770 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 Web site.

For PennDOT regional information on Twitter, follow www.twitter.com/511PAStateCOLL.

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