Marketplace   Menu Guide   Complete Pages      
butler eagle
Site last updated: Friday, January 30, 2015 Bookmark our site!
Local PennsylvaniaNationalInternationalNews Extras  
Published: June 26, 2014 print this article Print save this article Save email this article Email ENLARGE TEXT increase font decrease font

Rt. 228 expected to reopen by Friday morning



Route 228 and its connections to Interstate 79 in Cranberry Township are expected to be open to traffic for Friday morning rush hour, according to a township announcement Thursday afternoon.
The road has been closed since Tuesday night when nine utility poles fell during a storm with high winds and rain.
Crews have put up new poles and are rewiring them.
The National Weather Service said that winds of up to 85 mph toppled power lines, causing Route 228 to close in both directions for more than two days.
The closure has caused massive traffic headaches in and around Cranberry as drivers have been forced to find alternate routes to work. The downed power lines shut down lanes in both directions of Route 228 from Route 19 to Cranberry Woods Drive.
Businesses near the affected area in Cranberry Commons, Cranberry Crossroads, and Longtree Way now remain open and accessible to traffic approaching from the east on Route 228.





Back
Comments
Order Photos!
 
MORE NEWS HEADLINES
arrow Promos for Sunday
arrow Prospect man is cleared
arrow Property owners will receive up to $5M in Route 228 project
arrow Balloon crew surpasses old record
 
MOST READ ARTICLES
arrow District attorney pulls back offer of lie detector test
arrow Mother catches baby dropped from window of burning house
arrow Film crew to shoot at Butler Memorial
arrow Molestation case hinges on lie detector test