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Road Closure Route 136 (Main Street) - West Newton, Westmoreland County

Uniontown, PA – PennDOT District 12 would like to inform motorists of the closure of a section of Route 136 (Main Street) located in West Newton, Westmoreland County. The closure will be located between Water Street and 1st Street. The closure will occur on Wednesday, November 3 form 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

The closure will be in place to allow CSX crews to perform maintenance on the railroad crossing. A marked detour will be in place using Route 136 (Main Street), Route 31, Interstate 70, and Route 51 to Route 136.

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