Street to be shut at intersection for tie-in work

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Section of Transportation (PennDOT) introduced these days that a weekend closure planned for Hellers Church Road at the intersection with Route 23 in the Village of Leacock has been rescheduled.

Climate allowing, Hellers Church Road will be shut at the intersection with Route 23 from 6 PM Friday July 16, to 7 AM Monday, July 19. The closure is needed so a contractor can excavate and pave the intersection. A detour will be in put utilizing Route 772, Horseshoe Street (Route 1027) and Hellers Church Road.

This get the job done beforehand was scheduled for July 9 to July 12.

This do the job is component of a $4,712,237 agreement awarded past year to Richard E. Pierson Development Co., Inc. of the Borough of Woodstown, New Jersey. The task includes completely reconstructing and widening Route 23 to accommodate a heart-switch lane under staged building, putting in new drainage services and sidewalk, changing the site visitors sign at Hellers Church Street, resurfacing the roadway with a 3-inch Superpave warm-mix asphalt overlay, and setting up new signs and pavement markings.

Travelers are reminded to be alert for these operations, to obey function zone symptoms, and to sluggish down when approaching and traveling via work zones for their basic safety as very well as for the security of the street crews. 

Motorists can look at circumstances on key roadways by checking out www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free of charge and readily available 24 hrs a working day, gives visitors hold off warnings, climate forecasts, visitors pace facts and accessibility to much more than 1,000 visitors cameras. 

511PA is also offered by a smartphone software for Apple iphone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by adhering to regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA site.

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