COMMUTER ALERT: Inspection Saturday on the NB I-81 Bridge in Dauphin County


HARRISBURG– A bridge inspection is scheduled for this Saturday on the northbound Interstate 81 (George N. Wade) Bridge spanning the Susquehanna River in Dauphin County. 

Weather permitting, the work will be performed on northbound I-81 from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, September 17.

The right lane of northbound I-81 will be closed during work hours on the bridge. Ramps will remain open.

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.

Subscribe to PennDOT news and traffic alerts in Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and York counties at PennDOT District 8.

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