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Route 220 paving affects drivers

September 5, 2013

Summer work on Route 220 on a 4-mile stretch around Jersey Shore began a phase on Wednesday that will require traffic to stay in one lane, both ways, between Route 287 and Pine Creek....

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Sep-05-13 5:03 AM

While heading to Williamsport yesterday, we seen 1 accident (rear ended) and another car go careening off into the median to avoid a second one, all within a 10 minute time frame around the Thomas Street exit.

Slow down people.

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Sep-05-13 8:15 AM

Yea, not to blame the gas industry for everything but, this stretch of road is overwhelmed with gas trucks from Pine Creek and route 287. The concentration of gas trucks is unbelievable.

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Sep-05-13 10:00 AM

The accidents were caused local people hurrying to work in Williamsport. It was the guys in the gas trucks who pulled over to help those who had wrecked/ran off the road.

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Sep-05-13 10:14 AM

I wish people would realize that "Yield" doesn't mean "speed full ahead down the ramp and hope people can or will move over for you".

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Sep-05-13 11:09 AM

The problem yesterday was that the traffic was at a complete stop right there at the Thomas Street overpass, which is also the top of a hillcrest.

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Sep-05-13 11:41 AM

It's too bad they couldn't have crammed this project in during the LLWS. I'm actually surprised by the odd timing of this.

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Sep-05-13 5:44 PM

In case you don't know as all others read in the paper weeks before the series it stated no work would be happening during the series duh

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Sep-05-13 7:30 PM

Everything in the world is horrible. America is the worst country ever. Our President hates us. The sky is falling! The sky is falling! I want the roads to magically repair themselves so my commute isn't extended by a minute!

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