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Portion of Route 851 reduced to single lane for construction, PennDOT says

Tina Locurto
York Dispatch
PennDot will be opening bids later this month for an estimated $23.7 million construction project at the Shrewsbury Exit 4 on Interstate 83, Monday, January 7, 2019
John A. Pavoncello photo

Starting Wednesday night, PennDOT will make a long-term traffic pattern change on westbound Route 851 between Wolfe Road and Interstate 83, according to a news release.

A portion of Route 851 westbound will become a single lane and shift to the center turn lane to allow for construction on the road.

The construction project aims to "improve and reconstruct" a new interchange at I-83 Exit 4, Shrewsbury.

These changes include replacing I-83 bridges both northbound and southbound and widening Route 851 to four lanes.

Travelers should expect to encounter these changes on I-83 in either direction between 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. PennDOT advises drivers to plan for additional travel time or seek an alternate route. 

— Reach Tina Locurto at tlocurto@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at  @tina_locurto.