PennDOT: Road work in Shippensburg next week

Road work in Shippensburg

A 4 1/2-mile road work project in Shippensburg starts next Monday, PennDOT announced today.

The major resurfacing project fixes problems along Route 11 in Shippensburg Borough and Shippensburg and Southampton townships in Cumberland County. PennDOT did not say how long the project will take, but traffic will be reduced to one lane until it is completed.

The project limits are from Morris Street and the Franklin County line in Shippensburg Borough to Foltz Road/Kline Road in Southampton Township.

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This project consists of resurfacing the existing roadway using Superpave wearing, and scratch courses; milling within Shippensburg Borough; full-depth reconstruction at the intersection with Route 11 and Route 533 (Newville Road) in Southampton Township; base replacement, minor drainage improvements; guide rail replacement; roadside development items; pavement marking; ADA ramp improvements; and other miscellaneous construction on Route 11 to Foltz Road/Kline Road in Shippensburg Borough, and Shippensburg and Southampton townships, Cumberland County,.

The overall project length is 4.57 miles.

Work begins Monday, February 22, near the intersection with Foltz Road. The contractor will perform drainage upgrades, working in the direction of Shippensburg borough.

Weather permitting, one cross pipe with inlets will be installed each day. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane under flagging daily from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Motorists should be alert, obey flaggers and work zone signs, and drive with caution through the work zone.

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