Section of Route 8 in Oil City to be Closed Aug. 30 – Sept. 3


OIL CITY, Pa. – A section of Route 8 (North Seneca Street) in Oil City will be closed to through traffic from Aug. 30 to Sept. 3, 2021 for railroad track repairs.

Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad, LLC. will be making repairs to the railroad crossing near the intersection of Route 8 and Union Street.

A detour will be posted using Route 428 and Route 417.

PennDOT urges motorists to slow down when driving in work zones, and also to be alert to changing conditions, avoid distractions and to pay attention to signs and flaggers. Drive responsibly in work zones for your safety and the safety of the workers.