ROAD WORK Area construction
A schedule of area road construction projects:
Lake Milton: Work continues on Interstate 76 eastbound and westbound bridges over the lake, which will be reduced to one 11-foot lane until Nov. 15. The $12.85-million rehabilitation project will last until mid-November 2003.
Youngstown: Interstate 680 is reduced to one lane in each direction from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to allow painting of seven bridges. Restrictions start on Four Mile Run Road in Austintown and continue to the Steel Street bridge. Completion date: End of October.
Austintown: The southbound lane of State Route 11 over Interstate 80 and Interstate 680 is closed for reconstruction of three bridges. A detour is provided. Completion date: Summer 2002.
Youngstown: The north state Route 11 off-ramp to west Interstate 80 is closed until Oct. 9 for a $4.1 million rehabilitation of lighting and three bridges. A detour is provided. Completion date: October 2002.
Girard: State Route 11 north off-ramp to I-80 west is closed through Oct. 9 for reconstruction. The detour will follow state Route 11/I-80 northbound to Salt Springs Road to state Route 11/I-80 south to I-80 west.
Hubbard Township: The driving lanes of I-80 are closed from west of U.S. Route 62 to two miles east of Route 62 to repair and resurface pavement, paint 12 bridges and resurface seven bridges. Completion date: June 2002.
Hubbard Township: The Route 62 southbound bridge is reduced to one lane in each direction for bridge replacements over Little Yankee Creek. Completion date: Oct. 31.
Vienna, Fowler and Howland townships: Northbound lane of state Route 11 near King Graves Road is closed for ramp construction. King Graves over Route 11 is closed for bridge replacement work. Detour provided. Completion date: November.
Champion Township: State Route 5 east of state Route 45 will maintain one lane of traffic in each direction. Project is rehabilitation of two bridges on Route 5. Completion date: October or early November.
Niles: Belmont Avenue bridge over the Mahoning River is closed for bridge replacement work. Detour provided. Completion date: Late summer.
Road work scheduled in the county this week:
Franklin Road east of Sandy Lake, drainage.
Beatty School Road in Perry Township, bridge repair.
Jackson Center-Polk Road, Jackson Center to Venango County, spray patching.
Mercer-West Middlesex Road, Shenango Township, spray patching.
Oniontown Road, Delaware Township, spray patching.
North Hermitage Road, Greenville to Rutledge Road, crack sealing.
Vernon Road, West Salem Township, ditching.
Lake Road, Pa. Route 19 to Crawford County, shoulder cutting.
Smith Road, Route 19 to Beatty School Road, shoulder cutting.
Centertown, Harrisville and McCoomb roads, Scrubgrass Road to Pa. Route 173, road closed for chipping, detours posted.
Hendersonville Road, Worth Township, road closed for chipping, detours posted.
Carlton Road east of Route 173, road closed for chipping, detours posted.
Milledgeville-Sheakleyville Road east of Interstate 79, road closed for chipping, detours posted.
Springfield Church Road, Cranberry Road to U.S. Route 62, brush cutting.
North Foster Road, Route 62 to Airport Road, brush cutting.
Source: ODOT and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation