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Historic bridge moves to Dover Township

A historic bridge in northern York County recently was moved to Dover Township. The span, which was built in 1890, was removed from Meadow View Road over the North Branch to the Bermudian Creek in Franklin Township so that it … Continue reading

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York Split traffic switches will not happen tonight

Traffic switches at the York Split will not happen tonight because of the weather. The roads have not dried off, and it was raining again so the contractor, J.D. Eckman Inc. of Chester County, has canceled the switch for tonight, … Continue reading

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Traffic changes coming to the I-83/Route 581 “York Split”

Drivers will see some new traffic patterns at the I-83/Route 581 “York Split” starting next week. I-83 North traffic is expected to shift onto the newly-widened portion of the highway. Crews plan to make the switch during the overnight hours … Continue reading

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New lights being installed on Columbia-Wrightsville bridge

Crews have started installing new cast iron lanterns on the piers of Veterans Memorial Bridge, which spans the Susquehanna River between Columbia and Wrightsville. The span is returning to its 1930s look. “I think it looks great,” said Sam Sulkosky, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Flash flood watch is in effect; officials will monitor conditions

Heavy rainfall from a storm is expected Wednesday, and a flash flood watch will be in effect tonight through Thursday morning, said Greg DeVoir, lead forecaster with the National Weather Service. A total of 2-4 inches is expected through the … Continue reading

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Who will be named the best new driver in York County?

Who will be named the best new driver in York County? That’s to be determined next week during the 23rd Annual York/Adams “Safe Driving Competition for Youth.” The event will be held Tuesday at South Western High School. It is … Continue reading

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Furnishings from Budget Host Inn, other business sold in online auction

A 1987 Chrevrolet pickup, a woodstone pizza oven and hotel room furnishings were some of the items the state recently sold from the properties being demolished for the new Mount Rose interchange. The state Department of Transportation of acquired the … Continue reading

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Cameras will be required in new cars to prevent “back overs”

A new rule released Monday will require rear view cameras in new vehicles under 10,000 pounds to help prevent drivers from backing into people, according to a news release from Kids and Cars Inc. Even with using three mirrors, drivers … Continue reading

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Historical marker for Thomas Cresap relocated in Lower Windsor Township

An historic marker for Thomas Cresap has been relocated to the original site of his home in Lower Windsor Township, according to a news release from the Susquehanna Gateway Heritage Area. Cresap settled at Pleasant Garden in 1729. This was … Continue reading

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