Monthly Archives: May 2012

Reader questions why left turns are allowed onto Joppa Road from eastbound Leaders Heights Road

View Larger Map A reader on SeeClickFix recently asked why vehicles traveling eastbound on Leaders Heights Road are permitted to make a left turn onto Joppa Road. The writer noted that traffic backs up behind the vehicle trying to make … Continue reading

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Is “the strip” on Interstate 83 returning?

My colleague, Lauren Boyer, has written a post on the York Common Cents blog about “the strip” on Interstate 83. A reader she met with a few weeks ago believes the road is cracking again about a year after it … Continue reading

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Maybe we should cry over spilt milk

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland have found that 360,000 tons of wasted milk in the UK have added 100,000 tons of CO2 gas into the atmosphere. That much CO2 is equivalent to the emissions of 20,000 cars. … Continue reading

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New traffic control technology could be coming for U.S. 15 in northern York County

U.S. Route 15 in northern York County could be getting some new technology that will help to reduce congestion and allow traffic to flow better on this busy highway. It involves an optical reader that will read the traffic in … Continue reading

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More InTown Motors, towing and what should be done

First off, read this latest installment in the on-going saga of InTown Motors and its towing practices. Now, as the story notes, a woman celebrating her birthday left her car in the lot of Northwest Plaza overnight so she could … Continue reading

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Single-lane Mill Creek Road bridge at the border of Manchester and Conewago townships on the list to be replaced

View Larger Map One reader on SeeClickFix posted recently that a one-lane bridge on Mill Creek Road over the Little Conewago Creek needs to be replaced. Well, it will be — just not real soon. The bridge on the border … Continue reading

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Route 214 to close in Seven Valleys for repairs to old railroad bridge; damage was from a tractor-trailer striking it last fall

Route 214 in Seven Valleys will close May 7 so crews can make repairs to a railroad overpass that keeps getting hit by trucks. One of the girders was severely damaged when a tractor-trailer hit the span on Nov. 11,┬ásaid … Continue reading

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Traffic light at Route 30 and North Hills Road

There’s an interesting convergence of complaints about the light at Route 30 and North Hills Road. One person posted a complaint that the left turn signal, turning westbound on 30 from northbound North Hills Road, is too short, only allowing … Continue reading

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Is it time to test your water supply?

More than 3 million Pennsylvania residents rely on drilled wells, hand-dug wells, cisterns and even roadside springs for drinking water. Unlike most states in the country, Pennsylvania does not have statewide regulations governing private well location, testing and treatment, according … Continue reading

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Rabbittransit rider finds section of South Queen Street eliminated under proposed bus route changes; she’d have to walk up the hill to doctor’s office

View Larger Map Longtime Rabbittransit rider Mary Swank called today because she’s concerned the bus will no longer service a whole section of South Queen Street if a lengthy list of proposed bus route changes are approved. In case you … Continue reading

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