PennDOT District 11 is announcing improvement work on Route 65 (East Washington Street) in the City of New Castle and Shenango Township, Lawrence County, will occur Monday through Saturday, April 15-20 weather permitting.

Single-lane alternating traffic will occur on Route 65 between Cass Street and Lakeview Avenue near Cascade Park from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day as crews conduct drainage improvements and shoulder paving. Flaggers will assist motorists through the work zone.

Independence Excavating, Inc. is the prime contractor.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, 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 860 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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