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PennDOT eyes $4.7M bridge replacement over Conewago Creek

Harper Ho
York Dispatch

PennDOT expects to close a bridge connecting Dover and Warrington townships for about six months in 2024.

The state Department of Transportation plans to replace the existing Route 74 bridge over Conewago Creek with a new, wider superstructure supported on new piers and abutments.

Route 74 (Carlisle Road) bridge replacement project in Dover and Warrington townships in York County. Jan. 11, 2022

In all, the project is expected to cost $4.7 million, with construction is slated to begin in early 2024.

PennDOT proposed an approximately six-month detour route on Route 4014 (Harmony Grove Road) and Route 4012 (Wellsville Road). 

"Proposed work includes modifications to abutments, and replacing piers, bearings, beams, deck, barrier and approach guide rail," the agency said in a news release.

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Public comments will be used by PennDOT to review possible negative impacts on the surrounding environment.

Visit the PennDOT District 8 website,, for information including roadway and bridge plans and an interactive comment form. Click on Public Meetings listed under the Resources heading, and choose the York County box and then the tile marked Carlisle Road Bridge.

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