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Traffic restricted on Lincoln Highway in Hellam for six months starting Monday

Staff Report

Starting Monday, a section of the eastbound lane and shoulder of Route 462 east of Hallam will be closed for a bridge project, PennDOT announced.

The closure will shift traffic to the north side of the bridge over a tributary of Kreutz Creek in Hellam Township, as crews begin to remove the existing single-span concrete slab structure and replace it with a concrete box culvert.

That area of Lincoln Highway, which averages more than 7,200 vehicles daily, will be restricted to a single lane in each direction for up to six months. 

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Flagger David Reburn of York City works a construction site on Mount Rose Avenue in Spring Garden Township last week.

The state Department of Transportation said motorists may encounter short-term lane closures and long-term traffic shifts to either side of the highway, allowing the contractor to maintain two-way traffic between Wilson Lane and Accomac Road. 

The $993,425 contract was awarded on Feb. 18 to Rylind Construction Co. Inc. of Lewisberry.

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