Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Construction to Close Route 209 near Pottsville and Palo Alto Overnight Thursday

US 209/Mauch Chunk Street will be closed and detoured from 7 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 8) to 7 a.m. Friday (Sept. 9) for construction of a pipe crossing & electrical conduit placement.

US 209 south traffic will be detoured on PA 61 north to Norwegian Street. U

S 209 north traffic will be detoured on South Centre Street, Mt. Carbon Arch Road and PA 61 north.

Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.

The work is part of a $10,568,416 project to replace the PA 61 "Mady's" Bridges (one over Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad in the City of Pottsville and Palo Alto
Borough, and the other over the Schuylkill River in the City of Pottsville).
START DATE: 09/08/2016 Est. Completion Date: 09/09/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 7:00 PM To 7:00 AM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES