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Route 61/Byrnsville Road Closed Between Centralia and Ashland

Update Sep 9, 2016: Roadway open, pipe replacement set for next week.

Motorists in Columbia County are advised that Route 2002 (Route 61/Byrnsville Road), is closed between Ashland and Centralia due to a hole opening up in the road.

A detour is in place using Route 54 west to Route 61 in Mount Carmel and Route 61 to Centralia.

PennDOT is assessing the situation to determine what repairs need to be made to reopen the road.

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