HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced that final paving is scheduled to begin this week at multiple bridge project locations on Route 30 between St. Thomas and Chambersburg in Franklin County. There will be traffic restrictions in place during work hours.
Weather permitting, work will begin Tuesday, April 25. The contractor will conduct daylight paving operations at various locations between Route 416 in St. Thomas Township, and Route 995 in Hamilton Township. Two lanes of travel will be maintained until 8:30 a.m. each day, then crews will close one lane and flaggers will direct traffic through the work zone.
This work is expected to take about three weeks to complete, weather permitting.
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.
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