COMMUTER ALERT: I-81 in Cumberland County

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CARLISLE—The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced the following projects, which could impact traffic this week:

Lane restrictions Wednesday on Route 74 (York Road), South Middleton Township, Cumberland County; Inspection planned for I-81 bridges over Route 74

Motorists in Cumberland County will encounter lane restrictions this week on Route 74 (York Road) at the Interstate 81 overpass just east of Carlisle in South Middleton Township, Cumberland County. Traffic will be restricted on Route 74 so the I-81 bridges spanning the highway can be inspected with a bucket truck.

Weather permitting, this work will be performed from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 6.

Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction under the bridges during work hours. The lane restrictions will start on the northbound side, then switch to the southbound side.

Lane restrictions Thursday on Route 641 (Trindle Road), Middlesex Township, Cumberland County; Inspection planned for I-81 bridges over Route 641

Motorists in Cumberland County will encounter lane restrictions this week on Route 641 (Trindle Road) at the Interstate 81 overpass just east of Carlisle in Middlesex Township, Cumberland County. Traffic will be restricted on Route 641 so the I-81 bridges can be inspected with a bucket truck. 

Weather permitting, this work will be performed from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 7.

Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction under the bridges during work hours.  The lane restrictions will start on the westbound side, then switch to the eastbound side.

Travelers are reminded to be alert for these operations, to obey work zone signs, and to use caution when driving through work zones for their safety, as well as for the safety of the road crews. 

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.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts.

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