Cumberland Highway closed for extended period of time between Pleasant Hall and Roxbury

28 February 2024- Expect major delays and trips down secondary routes as a large portion of Cumberland Highway (PA-997) shuts down for an accident.

The Pleasant Hall Fire Company and other groups are on scene of what the department calls “a non-injury accident” with wires down. The entirety of the roadway is closed between Short Road and Oakdale Road. Additionally, power outages have been reported in the area, likely due to the incident.

This comes as the entirety of the tristate is currently or will be under a high wind advisory. Expect power outages, downed power lines, and other delays caused by the weather this evening. If you have outdoor furniture or anything that could be blown around please secure it or bring it indoors.