Perry County: Bridge replacement project scheduled

Road work in Shippensburg

A bridge replacement project on Route 849 (Creek Road) in Perry County begins next week. The bridge spans an unnamed tributary to Buffalo Creek between Milford Road (Route 1009) and Stone Arch Road (Route 4007) in Juniata Township.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) starts the project Monday, March 15, weather permitting. The project completion date is Monday, June 28, 2021.

A detour will be in place starting Monday. The detour uses Milford Road (Route 1009), Oak Hill Road (Route 1024), Buckwalter Road (Route 1024), and Stone Arch Road (Route 4007).

This project includes the replacement of the existing single span stone masonry arch with a precast reinforced concrete box culvert. Other work associated with this project includes:

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  • Minor roadway approach paving and driveway connection,
  • Swale grading and drainage pipe system installation,
  • Embankment benching and backfill, and
  • Mitigation measures associated with an environmentally sensitive area adjacent the roadway.

Doli Construction Corporation of Chalfont, PA, is the prime contractor on the $620,785 project.

For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by the state transportation funding plan (Act 89), or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit 

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