New 3-way stop at Chambers/Camp Betty Washington intersection should help traffic move more safely, PennDOT says

State officials released more information Friday about a new 3-way stop going in at the intersection of Chambers and Camp Betty Washington roads in York Township.

Message boards in the neighborhood have been warning drivers about the traffic change coming on Tuesday.

For 30 days, flashing yellow lights will be attached to “Stop Ahead” signs, the state Department of Transportation said in a news release. And red flashing lights will be will be attached to the new stop signs.

The new three-way stop “should help regulate the movement of traffic more safely through the intersection,” PennDOT said in the news release.

Some residents who live in developments along Chambers Road have been using Camp Betty Washington to get out of their neighborhoods since PennDOT removed a traffic signal at Chambers Road and Mount Rose Avenue early this year. The signal light was removed for the improvements being made at the routes 24/124 intersection.

Chambers Road is a township road, but Camp Betty Washington Road is a state road, according to a news release. About 7, 679 vehicles travel daily on Camp Betty Washington Road.

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