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PennDOT Announces Superload May Cause Traffic Delays on Trip from New York to Western Pennsylvania - Erie News Now

PennDOT Announces Superload May Cause Traffic Delays on Trip from New York to Western Pennsylvania - Erie News Now
PennDOT is advising motorists that starting Wednesday night, January 12, a superload being transported from West Milton, New York to Wampum, Pennsylvania is expected to travel more than 400-miles.

News PennDOT Announces Superload May Cause Traffic Delays on Trip from New York to Western Pennsylvania Wednesday, January 12th 2022, 2:26 PM EST Updated: Wednesday, January 12th 2022, 5:55 PM EST The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is advising motorists that starting Wednesday night, January 12, a superload being transported from West Milton, New York to Wampum, Pennsylvania is expected to begin a more than 400-mile journey across the state.The superload travel plan will involve 16 counties and will feature ramp maneuvers, unusual traffic patterns, and slow-moving vehicles.Drivers will need to remain alert for this slow-moving, two-lane operation, which will travel at the posted speed limit or 30 mph—whichever is lower.The superload is 213 feet long and weighs 294 tons.

The superload will move as a rolling slowdown using two traffic lanes, which will result in traffic stoppages and travel delays.The majority of the transport, currently scheduled to be completed on January 21, will take place during nighttime hours.

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