The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


September 7, 2011

TRAFFIC ADVISORIES: Flooding conditions close local roads

Updated at 10 a.m.

SUNBURY – Several roads in the region have closed because of flooding conditions. The state Department of Transportation reports the following road closures:

Montour County

Route 54 from Spruce Street in Danville to H Eyer Road in Mahoning Township

Route 54 from Valley Road just north of I-80 in Valley Township to SR 44 east of Turbotville

Routes 54 and 254 intersection at Washingtonville

Route 254 from Hagenbuch/Narehood Road intersection in Limestone Township to PPL Road in Derry Township

Route 642 from Route 45 in Liberty Township to Route 54 at Mausdale

Route 642 in Valley Township, from Columbia Hill Road to Creek Road;

PP&L Road in Derry and Anthony townships, from Strawberry Ridge Road to Arrowhead Road

Arrowhead Road in Anthony Township, from SR 54 to PP&L Road

Ridge Drive in Cooper Township from Mt. Zion Drive to County Line Drive

Bloom Road in Mahoning Township, from Schoolhouse Road to Woodbine Lane

Pottsgrove Road in Liberty Township, between Route 45 and Route 642

Steckermill Road in Liberty and Derry townships, between R & H Avenue and Route 54

Bush Road in Derry Township, from the Limestone Township line to Route 54

Northumberland County

Route 44 from Brimmer Avenue in Watsontown to Route 405 in Delaware Township

Route 45 in West Chillisquaque Township from Housels Run Road to Route 405

Route 61 at the Hamilton Underpass just outside of Sunbury

Route 61 between Sunbury and Route 225 at Shamokin

Route 487, from Route 54 at Elysburg to Route 42 in Catawissa

Route 487 from Route 61 at Paxinos to Route 54 at Elysburg

Route 890 between Whiteys Road in Rockefeller Township and Route 61 in Upper Augusta Township

Seagrave Drive in Delaware Township, between Eighth Street Drive and Route 54

Susquehanna Trail from Route 44 in McEwensville to Rovendale Drive in Delaware Township

Brimmer Avenue in Watsontown, from Main Street to the river bridge

Musser Lane in Delaware Township from Route 54 to Route 405

Ridge Road in Point Township, from Spruce Hollow Road to Roush Drive/Mountain Road

Shakespeare Road in East Chillisquaque Township, from Route 45 to Hobbes Road

Creek Road in East Chillisquaque Township, from Route 642 to Bridge Road

Logan Run Road in Rush Township, between Hill Road and Warner Road

Bowden Road in Rush Township, between Logan Run Road and Route 54

Short Road in Shamokin Township, from Friedline Road to Snydertown Road

Mountain Road in Ralpho Township, between Route 61 and Reading Turnpike Road

School House Road in Shamokin Township, from Hollow Road to Irish Valley Road

Route 3001 in Jackson Township, between Sucker Street and Herndon Bypass Road

Schwaben Creek Road in Washington Township, between Slutter Valley Road and Cherrytown


Kipps Run Road in Riverside from Pine Swamp Hollow Road to Trailer Park Road

Market Street in Snydertown Borough, between Route 61 and Sunbury Street

Hallowing Run Road in Rockefeller Township, from Dornsife Mountain Road to SR 890

Irish Valley Road in Shamokin Township, between Hollow Road and Route 61

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