PennDOT to wrap up road work projects in 2 counties this week

MIFFLINTOWN — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Friday that work to improve the ride quality and extend the useful life of the surface on nearly 15 miles of roadway in Juniata and Mifflin counties is expected to wrap up this week.

Paving on Heister Valley Road between state Route 35 and the Juniata/Snyder County line was completed Thursday. The contractor will begin installing guide rail Tuesday. Flaggers in the roadway will enforce an alternating traffic pattern while this work takes place. Once completed, all contract work for this project will be complete.

New Enterprise Stone and Lime Co., Inc. is the contractor on this $2.7 million project. All work is weather and schedule dependent.

Overall work on this project included milling, base repair, paving, drainage improvements and guiderail repair on sections of the following routes:

Juniata County

State Route 235 near Seven Stars; state Route 2001 (Industrial Park Road) near Mifflintown; state Route 3002 (William Penn Highway) near Mifflintown; state Route 2017 (Cocolamus Creek Road) near Seven Stars; state Route 2021 (Valley View Road) near Seven Stars; state Route 2022 (Quaker Run Road) in Knousetown; and state Route 2028 (Goodville Road) near Goodville.

Mifflin County

State Route 1003 (Locke Mills Road) in Siglerville; state Route 4004 (Front Mountain Road) near Belleville; state Route 4009 (Waynesburg Road) near Allensville.