Pipe Work Complete on Route 2024 in Clearfield County

WEST DECATUR – Work to replace a small bridge on Old Erie Pike (Route 2024) with a large pipe is complete, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

The pipe replaces a bridge that spanned Simeling Run, about five miles west of the village of West Decatur in Clearfield County.

Crews replaced the small bridge with 32 feet of concrete pipe. Replacing the bridge removed it from the list of Clearfield County bridges in “poor” condition. An average of 570 vehicles travel through this area each day.

With work complete, PennDOT has re-opened the road and lifted the detour that used Old Erie Pike (Route 2024), Drane Highway (Route 2051), and Morgan Run Road (Route 2007). This project was completed more than a week ahead of schedule.

All work was done by a crew from PennDOT Clearfield County Maintenance.

Subscribe to PennDOT news in Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Juniata, McKean, Mifflin, and Potter counties at www.penndot.gov/District2.

To help make decisions about travel, motorists are encouraged to “Know Before You Go” by checking conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com.

511PA is free, available 24 hours a day and provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 860 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 regional updates on Twitter, follow www.twitter.com/511PAStateColl.

Gov. Wolf Calls for Passage of Public Health Emergency Legislation to Aid in Opioid Disaster Declaration
GANT Weekend Police Blotter

Leave a Reply