COMMUTER ALERT: Lane restriction for bridge replacement project on Route 30

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ST. THOMAS – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced that a lane restriction will be in place beginning Thursday, March 17, w at a bridge replacement project on Route 30 in Saint Thomas Township. 

The existing single span concrete T-beam bridge, which spans a Tributary to Back Creek on the west side of the intersection with Maxheimer Road, is being replaced in half-widths. Traffic is restricted to a single lane in each direction. 

There will be traffic shifts at the bridge as the contractor works through phases of the project. Motorists should be alert and drive with caution through the work zone.

This work is part of a project to replace or rehabilitate six bridges on Route 30 between Route 995 and Route 416 in Franklin County.

This multiple bridge project includes the replacement of the existing 60 inch pipe culvert over a Tributary to Campbell Run in Saint Thomas Township, the replacement of the existing single span concrete T-beam bridge over a Tributary to Back Creek in Saint Thomas Township, the rehabilitation of the existing concrete arch culvert over a Tributary to Back Creek in Saint Thomas Township, and the rehabilitation of two existing concrete arch culverts, each of which span a Tributary to Back Creek in Hamilton Township.

This project is expected to be completed by August of 2023.

Susquehanna Valley Construction Corporation of New Cumberland, PA is the prime contractor on this $7,066,798 project. 

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting 511PA. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 1,000 traffic cameras.

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