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Construction to install a new drainage pipe will close a section of the westbound lane on Mount Rose Avenue on Wednesday night.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation on Tuesday announced its contractor will close the area just east of Green Hill Road on Mount Rose Avenue, Route 124, in Spring Garden Township,

The roadway will be closed from about 9 p.m. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday, and traffic will be rerouted through a temporary access road to the intersection with Green Hill Road that will turn right to proceed west on Mount Rose Avenue, a news release states.

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Westbound traffic accessing Interstate 83 southbound using that road may experience some delays, the release states.

The construction is part of a $58.3 million contract that was awarded to Cherry Hill Construction Inc., of Jessup, Maryland, to reconstruct and widen 1.3 miles of I-83 and rebuild the Exit 18 interchange.

For updated road conditions, residents can visit 511PA.com — a free service available 24 hours a day.

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