PennDOT District 11 is announcing the long-term closure of the bridge that carries Route 168 (Eastbrook Road) over Hottenbaurgh Run in Hickory Township, Lawrence County, will begin today, Monday, March 6 weather permitting.

Beginning at approximately 9 a.m. on Monday, the Route 168 bridge located between Maitland Lane (Route 1002) and Eastbrook Neshannock Falls Road (Route 1009) will close to traffic around-the-clock through mid-September. All traffic will be detoured.

Posted Car Detours

South of the Bridge

  • From Eastbrook Road, take Route 108 eastbound
  • Turn left onto Route 388
  • Follow Route 388 back to Eastbrook Road
  • End detour

North of the Bridge

  • Same detour in the opposite direction

Operations on the structure include a full superstructure replacement, asphalt pavement, drainage and guide rail upgrades, sign and pavement marker installation, and other miscellaneous construction activities. The $1.10 million project is expected to conclude in mid-September 2023.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 1,000 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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