Osceola Mills truss bridge reopens until April

The Osceola Mills truss bridge, which began undergoing improvements in June, has been re-opened until spring, PennDOT said.

Repairs to the bridge, which spans Moshannon Creek in Osceola Mills on Route 2051 in Clearfield County and Route 3049 in Centre County, proved to be more extensive than was planned, PennDOT said in a news release. The work continued into the winter but now has been halted until spring.

PennDOT said the major structural repairs have been completed, but work crews will close the bridge again in April to work on deck repairs, slabs, sidewalks and curbs.

The 113-foot-long bridge was built in 1932, and carries an average of 940 vehicles daily.

Clarion-based Francis J. Palo Inc. is the contractor for the $1.2 million repair job.