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Interstate 80 Eastbound Closed in Venango County

The eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 in Venango County are closed due to a multi-vehicle crash earlier this morning.

The highway is closed from Exit 29 (Route 8/Franklin/Oil City/Barkeyville) to Exit 35 (Route 308/Clintonville) and is expected to reopen later today once the scene has been cleared.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 1,000 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

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