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Carlisle Connectivity Project Commences in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced the start of the Carlisle Connectivity Project in Carlisle Borough, Cumberland County, which will begin next week. The project, valued at $7,464,007, will include streetscape enhancements and the construction of a roundabout at the complex five-way intersection of Route 11 (Hanover Street), Fairground Avenue, and Penn Street.

Key components of the project include:

  • Streetscape improvements along Route 11 from North Street to McBride Avenue, and on Route 34 from Route 11 to Hamilton Street.
  • Upgrades to drainage systems.
  • Realignment and installation of a traffic signal at the Route 11/Route 34 intersection.
  • Initial water line work starting at the southern end of North Hanover Street and moving north.

Work is set to commence on Monday, May 20, with lane restrictions in place from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM, which may cause delays. Although some tasks will occur outside these hours, they will not affect traffic flow. Completion is projected for December 2025.

Motorists are urged to be cautious and adhere to work zone signs for the safety of both travelers and road crews. Traffic updates and camera access are available via the 511PA website and its mobile app. Additionally, local traffic alerts can be followed on platform X.

For more PennDOT updates and traffic alerts in the surrounding counties, interested individuals can subscribe to PennDOT District 8 notifications. Information on infrastructure and ongoing projects in District 8 is accessible through the District 8 Results and PennDOT Projects websites.

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Patricia M Campbell 1932-2024

Pat graduated from Fannett Township High School in 1950 and received her BA in Education from, known then as, Shippensburg State Teachers College. .

James Patrick McNally III 1947-2024

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Upon retirement, Brenda worked as a part-time nurse at the Migrant Health in Gettysburg. During this time she traveled to migrant camps all over Pennsylvania.

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