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4:30 PM Update: Route 54 Closed in Ralpho Township, Northumberland County

4:30 PM Update: Route 54 in Ralpho Township, Northumberland Township is open.​​

Montoursville, PA – Both lanes of Route 54 are closed in Ralpho Township, Northumberland County, between the intersection of Routes 54 and 487 and Hillside Road, due to downed utility wires.

Route 54 eastbound traffic should use Route 487 south, Route 61 south, Route 54 east.

Route 54 westbound traffic should use Hillside Avenue, Route 487 north, Route 54 west.

The roadway is expected to be closed for several hours.

Motorists should be alert, slow down, expect delays in travel, changing traffic patterns, and drive with caution.

Work on this project will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of Health guidance as well as a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan, which will include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the jobsite, and relevant training.

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Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 950 traffic cameras.

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