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Atherton Street Project Update for Beginning of January

Friday, January 3, 2020

State College, PA - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is issuing a beginning of January update for its North Atherton Street (Route 3014) project in State College. 

Project completion is slated for spring of 2020. Overall work has included relocation of numerous utility lines, relocation of sewer and water lines, drainage improvements, curbing, sidewalks, ADA ramps, traffic signal upgrades, new concrete median, and paving.

The project page for this work can be found at

Motorists can expect the following January 6 through January 10:


  • No work anticipated for next week. 
  • In 2020, work will take place between Park Avenue and Curtin Road. That work includes installation of PSU casings for future development, installation of drainage, curb, sidewalk, and curb ramps, signal upgrades, and paving of the remaining area. Work is expected to take place May through June. 

All work is weather and schedule dependent. Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. of State College is the contractor on this $12.8 million job. Drivers are reminded to move through work zones with caution, obey posted speed limits, and always buckle up.

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