Construction on Shrewsbury Twp. bridge to start Sept. 11

Construction on a bridge replacement in Shrewsbury Township is expected to begin Sept. 11, according to a release from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

The bridge on Route 616, also known as Seven Valleys Road, that spans a tributary of the south branch of Codorus Creek is expected to undergo construction starting Monday, Sept. 11, PennDOT said.

Construction on the Seven Valleys Road bridge in Shrewsbury Township is expected to start Sept. 11 and continue until late November. Photo courtesy PennDOT.

It is expected to be complete by late November.

During construction, traffic will be detoured along Route 216, Yellow Church Road, and West Larue Road, according to PennDOT.

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The bridge replacement is part of the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, and the construction will remove it from the list of structurally deficient state bridges in the county, according to the release.

To see other bridges included in the project, check the project's website,