Category Archives: Commuting

PennDOT: Ramp to I-83 North will close again for a week

A ramp to Interstate 83 North at North Hills Road will be closing again in a few weeks. That’s because crews will be working to widen North Hills Road, said Mike Crochunis, a spokesman with the state Department of Transportation. … Continue reading

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Project for Shrewsbury exit of I-83 could grow bigger

Improvements at the Shrewsbury exit of Interstate 83 have been eyed for years, and transportation planners now expect one big project instead of two smaller ones at that interchange. That’s because the I-83 bridge was deemed structurally deficient during an … Continue reading

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York Split to see traffic pattern changes this week

Harrisburg commuters will see some new traffic patterns at the York Split this week, according to the state Department of Transportation. Tonight, crews will be moving the temporary concrete barriers and shifting Interstate 83 traffic onto the newly-widened and reconstructed … Continue reading

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More work coming to Mount Rose Avenue interchange in preparation for rehab

It’s only six months until crews are expected to start working on the makeover of the Mount Rose Avenue interchange. You might have noticed in the past few months that crews have been tearing down some of the businesses off … Continue reading

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What will the Longstown intersection look like? Check out PennDOT’s plans

Recently, I received an email from a reader saying he was looking for the plans for the Longstown intersection but could not find them. He wrote that “there has been a lot of speculation about how the roads are going … Continue reading

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College Avenue bridge closes for repairs

The College Avenue bridge in York is closed for about a week for repairs, an official said. #ydrnews http://t.co/pSHdYb9YK0 — Teresa Boeckel (@teresaboeckel) October 1, 2014 The College Avenue bridge over the Codorus Creek in York closed today for repairs. … Continue reading

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Yellow Dot Program could help save your life

I spotted a link for the “Yellow Dot Program” on Southern Regional Police’s Facebook page today and wondered what it was. I clicked on the link to check it out. It’s a program that’s designed to help citizens in the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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