PennDOT District 11 is announcing slide repair work on Route 68 (Midland Road) in Midland and Ohioville boroughs, Beaver County will resume Thursday, April 9 weather permitting.

Slide repair work will begin at 7 a.m. Thursday between Smiths Ferry Road in Ohioville and Route 168 in Midland. Single-lane alternating traffic controlled by a temporary signal will occur in the work zone. A single 11-foot 6-inch lane will be maintained for both directions of traffic. Trucks will be accommodated through the work zone.

The $3.54 million slide remediation project also includes paving, drainage improvements, and line painting operations. Plum Contracting, Inc. is the prime contractor.

Normal highway and bridge construction projects in Pennsylvania remain paused as part of the commonwealth’s efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. This project is part of critical work that continues statewide addressing safety needs and work needed to eliminate roadway restrictions that could impede the ability for the movement of life sustaining goods and services. 

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