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Refuse and recycling routes change for holiday

LEWISTOWN –The Borough of Lewistown is notifying borough refuse customers of the changes to the refuse and recycling routes for the upcoming holiday.

The Monday route will be picked up on Tuesday. No changes to other days.

Monday’s recycling customers are reminded that their recycling materials are to be held until their next regularly scheduled recycling day on Sept. 17.

Travel delays expected for PSU football

STATE COLLEGE – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is alerting drivers that they could encounter delays as they travel to Centre County for Penn State home football games this fall. The season opener versus Appalachian State is at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

PennDOT encourages drivers to check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA is free, available 24 hours a day and provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 860 traffic cameras.

More specifically, fans can expect the following restrictions based on their starting locations.

From the Harrisburg area:

¯ On Route 322 in Centre County, there is a crossover from Decker Valley Road to Sand Mountain Road, with one lane available in each direction. This area is about a mile east of the village of Potters Mills. This area also features a 13-foot width restriction.

In State College:

¯ For Labor Day weekend, North Atherton Street will have two lanes open for traffic in each direction from North Hills Place to Cherry Lane. The center lane remains closed and no left turns will be allowed.

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