Construction of first roundabout in Crawford County set to begin Monday

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Construction of the first roundabout in Crawford County is ready to begin at the southern intersection of Route 6 and Route 198 in Saegertown Borough, according to a press release from PennDOT.
 
Work is scheduled to begin on Monday.

The project will also provide safety improvements at the intersection of Route 198 and Route 77 in Blooming Valley Borough.
 
Work at the intersection of Route 6 and Route 198 in Saegertown will include construction of a single-lane roundabout, along with curbs, curb ramps and updated drainage, pavement markings, signs and guiderails.
 
Work at the intersection of Route 198 and Route 77 in Blooming Valley involves improving the turning radii in the intersection, surface improvements, and updated drainage.
 
The contractor is the J.C. Lee Construction & Supply Company of Petrolia, PA.

The contract cost is $3,144,860, which is to be paid entirely with state funds.
 
This project is made possible by Act 89, Pennsylvania’s transportation funding plan.

Work on the intersection improvement at Route 198 and Route 77 in Blooming Valley is scheduled to be completed by Sept. 30.

Work on the roundabout at Saegertown is scheduled to be completed by July 28, 2017.
 
A car detour and separate truck detour will be required for work on the Route 198 and Route 77 intersection. That detour is expected to start in September, and a date will be announced in advance of the road closure.
 
The posted car detour would use Shutz Road and Wayland Road.  The posted truck detour will use Route 86 and Route 408.
 
Additionally, a detour will be required during the 2017 construction season for tie-in work at the Saegertown roundabout. That detour will use Erie Street and Route 86.

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