Railroad Crossing Work in Kane, Sept. 22 through 26 – Detour will be in effect

DuBois – PennDOT is alerting drivers that work to repair a railroad crossing on Route 66 in Kane Borough is scheduled for Sept. 22 through Sept. 26.

The road will be closed on Sept. 22 as a contractor for the Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad oversees replacement of a railroad crossing on Route 66 (Fraley Street) near Birch Street. All work is weather dependent.

A detour will be in effect for five days while the project is completed. The five-day closure is Monday through Friday. For the detour, drivers will use Routes 66, 948, 666, and 6. Motorists familiar with the area may use alternate routes. Drivers are reminded that Route 3004 (Hemlock Street) has a 10-ton weight posting.

Atlas Railroad has been contracted by B & P Railroad to remove the existing crossing, and fully construct a new one. This work will include a new sub-base, ties, rail, rail seal, and paving. Work is expected to be finished by the end of the day Sept. 26.

PennDOT reminds drivers to follow official detour signing, obey posted speed limits and always buckle up.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways 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 700 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 website.

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