Tag Archives: Interstate 83

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

Update on March 13: Construction on the North Hills Road ramp to I-83 North has been delayed, according to the state Department of Transportation. It now is scheduled to close March 23-30. Posted on Feb. 26: A ramp to Interstate … 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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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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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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Tilted sign on Leader Heights Road needs to be readjusted

A reader has been in touch with me about a sign that has been tilted — and now totally flipped — on Leader Heights Road in York Township. The sign indicates to drivers heading east on Leader Heights Road which … Continue reading

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Traffic light at Mount Rose Avenue and Chambers Road to come down next week

The light at the intersection of Route 124 and Chambers Road in York Township is coming down. It was expected to be removed today, but the work had to be pushed back because of the cold weather, said Greg Penny, … Continue reading

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