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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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