Soil Remediation Scheduled on Route 997


HARRISBURG– Motorists in Franklin County are advised a soil remediation project is scheduled for next week on Route 997 at Byers Road in Greene Township. A contractor will clean up a diesel fuel spill along the southbound lane of Route 997.

Weather permitting, this work will be performed from approximately 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 24. A lane restriction will be in place with a stop-and-go traffic pattern.

Minor delays are expected. Motorists should drive with caution, watch for stopped or slow-moving traffic, and be alert for construction vehicles entering and exiting the roadway. 

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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Information about infrastructure in District 8, including completed work and significant projects, is available at District 8 Results. Find PennDOT’s planned and active construction projects at PennDOT Projects.

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