OIL CITY, Pa. (WYTV) – The passing lane of Interstate 80 eastbound will be closed near the Interstate 376 overpass in Mercer County.
The lane closure will start on August 24 and go through August 27, weather permitting.
Drivers are encouraged to take alternative routes during the afternoon and evening hours as congestion and high traffic volumes may cause speed reductions as well as stop-and-go travel on the section of roadway leading up to the work zone.
The lane restriction is needed in connection with work being done to the overpass.
PennDOT urges motorists to slow down when driving in work zones, and also to be alert to changing conditions, avoid distractions and pay attention to signs and flaggers.