Milesburg bridge to be removed, replaced this year

The state Route 144 bridge in Milesburg will be replaced this year, according to a PennDOT release.

Construction will begin in late February after traffic control devices are installed Feb. 20.

Work will be done in phases by Swank Contruction Company, of New Kensington. The new $4 million bridge could constructed by October.

The state Department of Transportation has asked that drivers use caution near the work zones.