• Issue with local road prompts PennDOT to close lane


    BALDWIN, Pa. - A roadway issue has prompted a single-lane closure and the installation of temporary traffic signals on East Carson Street (Route 837) in Baldwin, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

    East Carson Street is reduced to a single lane between the Glenwood Bridge and Becks Run Road, where there is a dip in the roadway.

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    Temporary traffic signals will control the alternating traffic while the restriction is in place.

    PennDOT crews determined a failure of the subbase, the material under the road, is causing the roadway to sink.

    Full repairs are expected to begin Friday, a PennDOT spokesperson said. Crews will work through the weekend and into Monday afternoon, when they hope to have repairs completed.

    The spokesperson said the decision to close one lane of the two-lane road was made for the safety of drivers. PennDOT did not want to risk drivers getting hurt or accidents occurring.




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