5 more rest areas reopen with facilities in Pennsylvania


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has reopened indoor facilities at five additional rest areas that had been previously closed because of the COVIC-19 coronavirus.

Trucker Update LogoPennDOT’s rest areas were closed statewide on March 17.

Additional cleaning and maintenance will be performed at all reopened locations, according to a statement from PennDOT.

The following locations reopened Monday, April 6:

  • Interstate 79 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, .5 miles south of the New York state line
  • Interstate 90 westbound in Erie County, .5 miles west of the New York state line

The rest area on U.S. 15 southbound in Tioga County, 7 miles south of the New York state line was to reopen today, Tuesday, April 7.