JanJanuary 9 2024

Updated: Roadways Closed in Northwest Region


Oil City, PA – Due to extremely windy conditions, wintry weather, and downed trees and power lines, the following road closures and vehicle restrictions are in place in the northwest region.

Crawford County

  • Church Road (Route 3005) – Closed from Pecan Drive in South Shenango Township to Leach Road in North Shenango Township.

Erie County

  • Interstate 86 – Tier 2 restriction from the New York state border to Interstate 90 interchange.
  • I-90 – Tier 2 restriction from the New York state border to the Ohio state border.
  • Route 5 – Closed from Nagle Road in Lawrence Park to the New York state line in North East Township.
  • Route 97 (Route 197) – Closed from Robison Road in Summit Township to Zwilling Road in Waterford Township.
  • Robison Road (Route 4024) – Closed from Cherry Street Ext. to Old French Road in Summit Township.

Mercer County

  • Beatty School Road (Route 4021) – Closed from Mozes Road to Greenville Road, Salem Township.

The closures will remain in place until the roadways are cleared.

I-90 westbound is reopened in Pennsylvania, but several crashes in New York require the westbound lanes to remain closed leading into the commonwealth. Additional information is available on the New York Thruway Authority website.

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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