PennDOT opens additional rest areas

Staff Report

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced the opening of five additional indoor rest facilities that were closed on March 17 due the COVID-19 outbreak.

Additional cleaning and maintenance is being done at all locations.

Here are the reopened rest areas:

  • Interstate 70 eastbound in Washington County, 3.5 miles east of exit 1.
  • Interstate 81 northbound in Franklin County, 1 mile north of the Maryland state line.
  • Interstate 81 southbound in Susquehanna County, 0.5 miles south of New York state line.
  • Interstate 90 westbound in Erie County, 0.5 miles west of the New York state line.
  • Route 15 southbound in Tioga County, 7 miles south of the New York state line.

This brings the total of 28 rest areas that have reopened in the state. The rest area on I-83 north in York County was previously reopened.

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