Author Archives: Teresa Boeckel

About Teresa Boeckel

Reach Teresa Boeckel at tboeckel@ydr.com or call 717-771-2031.

Lancaster commuters: Don’t forget to take the bus survey

Lancaster commuters: Don’t forget to take the bus survey that could result in a better transit connection. The deadline is Saturday, Aug. 30. Rabbittransit currently provides service from York to Lancaster eight times a day, said Richard Farr, executive director … Continue reading

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How should roads and bridges that flood be addressed?

You probably know which roads in York County flood during heavy rains. The Route 74 bridge over the Little Conewago Creek is one. Indian Rock Dam Road is another. Should future road and bridge projects not only address the structures … Continue reading

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I-83 park and ride lot expanding in northern Maryland

Have you seen the construction at the park and ride lot just over the state line? Fifty new parking spaces are being added to the lot at the Old York Road interchange of Interstate 83, according to the Maryland State … Continue reading

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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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