PennDOT reopens additional rest areas

Staff Report

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has reopened three 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 westbound in Fulton County, 1 mile west of the Maryland state line.
  • Interstate 80 eastbound in Columbia County, 3.5 miles east of Exit 242.
  • Interstate 80 westbound in Columbia County, 10 miles west of Exit 256.          

This brings the total to 36 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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