PennDOT District 11 is announcing roadway improvement work on Route 551 (Wallace Run Road, Market Street, Fifth Street, Hollow Road) and Route 168 (Market Street) in various municipalities in Beaver County will begin Monday, May 13 weather permitting.

Single-lane alternating traffic will occur daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through mid-December on the following roadways: 

  • Route 551 between Route 18 in the City of Beaver Falls and Fifth Street in Darlington Borough
  • Route 168 at the intersection with Route 551

Flaggers will assist motorists through the work zone.

Improvement work includes milling and paving, drainage upgrades, shoulder repairs, guide rail updates, pavement markings, and other various construction related activities.

The prime contractor is Lindy Paving on this $5.36 million group paving project.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway 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 X alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

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