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PennDOT: Road repair project in Wrightsville area to start Monday

Tina Locurto
York Dispatch

Sections of Cool Creek Road and Hellam Street in Wrightsville and Hellam Township are getting repairs, which will cause traffic delays for commuters, PennDOT said. 

The road work, which started Monday, will include lane restrictions during the day that will allow for two-way traffic from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., according to a news release.

The project is expected to be finished by October, said Mike Crochunis, a spokesperson for PennDOT.

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The Veterans Memorial Bridge connecting Wrightsville on the York County side and Columbia in Lancaster County carries state Route 462 across the Susquehanna River. Opened in 1930, the bridge parallels the piers that held the original bridge, burned by Union troops during the Civil War in 1863 to keep Confederates from crossing the river.

Sections of Hellam Street from Cool Creek Road to the Veterans Memorial Bridge and a section of Cool Creek Road from Mount Pisgah Road to Route 462 will be repaired.

The $3 million project was awarded to Pennsy Supply Inc., of Lebanon County in January. 

Work on the project will be done in compliance with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including rules for social distancing, use of face coverings and personal and job-site cleaning protocols.

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