Road improvements in Centre, Clinton counties

LOCK HAVEN — Work is underway to improve more than 41 miles of roadway in Centre and Clinton counties and includes milling, base repair, resurfacing, curbing, sidewalks and guide rail updates on sections of seven routes in Centre County and five routes in Clinton County.

In Centre County, milling and paving is scheduled from Monday, May 7 through Wednesday, May 9 on Route 550 (Zion Road) from just north of Buckaroo Lane to just north of Cemetery Lane.

In Clinton County, paving will take place from Monday, May 7 through Wednesday, May 9 on Route 220 from Auction Road to the Salona Interchange.

Daylight, alternating traffic patterns will be in place for these work zones, controlled by flaggers in the roadway. Short travel delays should be expected and drivers should be alert for slow moving and stopped vehicles through the work zone. All work is weather and schedule dependent.

Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. is the contractor on this $8.1 million project, which is expected to finish by late October. PennDOT will issue updates on this project as work locations change.

Other roads on this project in Centre County include Route 26 from East Calder Way to Elmwood Street, Route 26 from the Bellefonte interchange to Shay Lane, Route 45 from the Huntingdon County line to Pine Grove Mills, Route 322 from Centre Street in Philipsburg to the Philipsburg State Police Barracks, Route 322 from Boalsburg to Big Spring Creek, Route 550 from Carson’s Corner to Route 3003, Route 1001 (Howard Divide Road) from Howard to Marsh Creek, Route 3029 (Ninth Street) in Philipsburg from the Ninth Street bridge to Route 53, and Route 3042 Skytop Mountain Road) from Laurel Run to Port Matilda.

Other roads on this project in Clinton County include Route 44 from the Route 220 interchange to the Lycoming County line, Route 1001 (Farrandsville road) from Lock Haven to State Game Lands Road, Route 1016 (Avis road) from Avis to Pine Creek, and Route 1022 (Pine Creek road) from Route 1016 to the Route 220 interchange.

PennDOT reminds drivers to be cautious in work zones, obey posted speed limits, and always buckle up.

For more information on 2018 projects, those made possible by or accelerated by the state transportation funding plan (Act 89), or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit