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Find out where! Route 208 weekday closures in Lawrence County

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NEW CASTLE, Pa.--PennDOT is announcing cross pipe replacement work on Route 208 in Pulaski and Wilmington townships, Lawrence County, will begin Tuesday, July 20 weather permitting.


Cross pipe replacement work will occur on Route 208 between Route 18 and New Bedford-Sharon Road (Route 4001). To allow the work to occur, weekday closures of Route 208 will occur from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. through mid-August. The roadway will reopen to traffic each day at the conclusion of work. Two different detours will be implemented depending on where the work is occurring.


Posted Detours


Route 208 work between High Hill Road and New Bedford-Sharon Road

West of the Closure

  • From Route 298, take New Bedford-Sharon northbound
  • Turn right onto High Hill Road
  • Follow High Hill Road back to Route 208
  • End detour


East of the Closure

  • Same detour in the opposite direction


Route 208 work between I-376 and Route 18

West of the Closure

  • From Route 208, take the ramp to westbound I-376 toward Sharon
  • Take the Route 18 West Middlesex (Exit 2) off-ramp
  • Turn right onto Route 18
  • Follow Route 18 back to Route 208
  • End detour


East of the Closure

  • From Route 208, take Route 18 northbound
  • Take the ramp to eastbound I-376 toward New Castle
  • Take the Route 208 New Wilmington/Pulaski (Exit 5) off-ramp
  • Follow off-ramp to Route 208
  • End detour


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