PENNDOT UPDATE II: All state roads now open

UPDATE: PennDOT says all state roads are now open.

COLUMBIA COUNTY – Just one PennDOT road remains closed in The Valley from Tuesday’s strong storms. PennDOT says Ridge Road/Quarry Drive between Valley Road in Montour Township and Route 42/Interchange Road in Hemlock Township remains closed.

 

Fourth Street/Old Berwick Road between Industrial Drive in Bloomsburg and Old Berwick Road in South Centre Township is now open. So is a section of Sunbury Road in Riverside, which was closed for about two days.

 

 

 

MONTOURSVILLE – Two Northumberland County roads now open.

In Northumberland County,  Sunbury Road at Avenue E in Riverside and  Mahantango Creek Road between Route 147 and Cemetery Road in Lower Mahanoy Township are now open.

 

In Columbia County:

  • Fourth Street/Old Berwick Roadbetween Industrial Drive in the Town of Bloomsburg and Old Berwick Road in South Centre Township.
  • Ridge Road/Quarry Drive between Valley Road in Montour Township and Route 42/Interchange Road in Hemlock Township.

 

 

 

Columbia

 

  • (Open) Route 487 between Route 254 in Benton Township and Zaners Bridge Road in Fishing Creek Township.
  • Route 1004 (Fourth Street/Old Berwick Road) between Industrial Drive in the Town of Bloomsburg and Route 2028/Old Berwick Road in South Centre Township.
  • (Open) Route 2001 (Ideal Park Road/Mill Road) between Duke Road in Roaring Creek Township and Wagner Bridge Road in Locust Township.
  • (Open) Route 2024 (Beaver Valley Road) at Mountain Shadow Lane in Beaver Township.
  • Route 4004 (Ridge Road/Quarry Drive) between Valley Road in Montour Township and Route 42/Interchange Road in Hemlock Township.

 

Northumberland

 

  • (New) Route 125 between Upper Road and Creek Road in East Cameron Township.
  • Route 2002 (Boyd Station Road) between Route 54 and the Montour County line in Rush Township.
  • Route 3024 (Mahantango Creek Road) between Route 147 and Cemetery Road in Lower Mahanoy Township.
  • Route 4001 (Sunbury Road) at Avenue E in Riverside Borough.

 

UPDATE 1:30 P.M.:

UNION COUNTY – Wirth Road between Grand Valley Road and Pleasant Grove Road in Lewis Township is now OPEN.

COLUMBIA COUNTY – Route 3010 (Middle Road) between Jackson Road and Center School Road in Cleveland Township is now OPEN.

 

UPDATE 6:30 A.M:

UNDATED – Some Valley roads still remain closed after strong storms ripped through the Valley Tuesday.

In Northumberland County, Sunbury Road at Avenue E in Riverside remains closed due to downed wires. These roads also remain closed in the county:

  • Boyd Station Road between Route 54 and the Montour County line in Rush Township.
  • Mahantango Creek Road between Route 147 and Cemetery Road in Lower Mahanoy Township

In Union County, Wirth Road between Grand Valley Road and Pleasant Grove Road in Lewis Township remains closed.

In Columbia County, the following roads remain closed:

  • Route 487 between Route 254 in Benton Township and Zaners Bridge Road in Fishing Creek Township.
  • Fourth Street/Old Berwick Road between Industrial Drive in the Town of Bloomsburg and Old Berwick Road in South Centre Township.
  • Ideal Park Road/Mill Road between Duke Road in Roaring Creek Township and Wagner Bridge Road in Locust Township.
  • Beaver Valley Road at Mountain Shadow Lane in Beaver Township.
  • Middle Roadbetween Jackson Road and Center School Road in Cleveland Township.
  • Ridge Road/Quarry Drive between Valley Road in Montour Township and Route 42/Interchange Road in Hemlock Township.

 

UPDATE 8:43PM:

Montoursville, PA – Motorists in north central Pennsylvania are advised there are multiple road closures this afternoon due to high winds with downed trees and utilities.

The following is a list of closures as of 8:15 PM today:

Columbia

  • (Open) Route 42 between Gas Well Road/Dragstrip Road to Ringtown Road in Locust Township.
  • Route 487 between Route 254 in Benton Township and Zaners Bridge Road in Fishing Creek Township.
  • Route 1004 (Fourth Street/Old Berwick Road) between Industrial Drive in the Town of Bloomsburg and Route 2028/Old Berwick Road in South Centre Township.
  • Route 2001 (Ideal Park Road/Mill Road) between Duke Road in Roaring Creek Township and Wagner Bridge Road in Locust Township.
  • Route 2024 (Beaver Valley Road) at Mountain Shadow Lane in Beaver Township.
  • Route 3010 (Middle Road) between Jackson Road and Center School Road in Cleveland Township.
  • (Updated) Route 4004 (Ridge Road/Quarry Drive) between Valley Road in Montour Township and Route 42/Interchange Road in Hemlock Township.

Northumberland

 (New) Route 3024 (Mahantango Creek Road) between Adams Road and Shoop Road in Lower Mahanoy Township.

Union County

  • Route 3013 (Wirth Road) between Grand Valley Road and Pleasant Grove Road in Lewis Township.
  • Route 192 between Route 477 in Centre County and Jones Mountain Road in West Buffalo Township.

NOTE FROM WKOK: This is a PennDOT list. There are numerous other local, township and borough roads which are closed. We do not have a full listing of other local roads.

 

 

 

UPDATE: Route 54/River Bridge in Danville Borough is now OPEN after an overturned tractor-trailer was cleared.

Road closures issued by PennDOT

In Columbia County:

  • Route 1004 (Fourth Street/Old Berwick Road) between Industrial Drive in the Town of Bloomsburg and Route 2028/Old Berwick Road in South Centre Township.
  • Route 2001 (Ideal Park Road/Mill Road) between Duke Road in Roaring Creek Township and Wagner Bridge Road in Locust Township.
  • Route 3010 (Middle Road) between Jackson Road and Center School Road in Cleveland Township.
  • Route 4004 (Ridge Road/Quarry Drive) between Quarry Drive in Montour Township and Route 42/Interchange Road in Hemlock Township.

 

In Union County

  • Route 3013 (Wirth Road) between Grand Valley Road and Pleasant Grove Road in Lewis Township.
  • Route 192 between Walbash Road/Centennial Road and Jones Mountain Road in West Buffalo Township.

 

SUNBURY— Numerous issues have been reported due to the severe weather that came across our Valley this afternoon.

 

  • In Danville a tractor-trailer has overturned on the Riverside bridge which is Route 54 coming into Danville. Montour County Communications says both lanes of the bride are closed. Montour County Fire Wire says the driver was not injured and has been removed from the truck. Traffic on Route 54 and Sunbury Road in Riverside is backed up and traffic on Route 11 south coming into Danville is slowing all the way back to Woodbine Lane.

 

  • In Snyder County, traffic lights are out on Routes 11/15 south, just outside of Selinsgrove. Fire Police are on the scene directing traffic. Fire Police are also directing traffic in Selinsgrove at the railroad crossing where it appears the lighting system was damaged.

 

  • In Northumberland, WKOK is getting reports that the traffic light is out at the intersection of King and Water Streets. Traffic on Route 11 south coming into Northumberland is backed up past Oak Park. We’ll have more reports as they come in to the WKOK Newsroom.

 

Severe Weather causing power outages

 

SUNBURY– There are numerous power outages throughout the Valley due to the severe weather this afternoon. According to PPL’s outage map over 2,500 customers are without power in Northumberland County, about  1,500 are without power in Montour County, and about 4,800 have lost power in Columbia County.  Smaller amounts of outages are being reported in Snyder and Union counties.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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