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PennDOT to Repair and Pave Sections of Route 94 and Route 194; Base repair and drainage work scheduled in advance of asphalt paving later this year.
Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that starting Monday, March 18, its contractor will begin preparatory work on a project to repair and resurface two roads in eastern Adams County: a 3.24-mile section of Route 94 from the intersection with Pine Run Road in Hamilton Township along the Berwick-Oxford Township Line to just north of the intersection with Green Springs Road; and a nearly 1-mile section of Route 194 from the Abbottstown Borough-Berwick Township Line just south of the intersection with Town Circle to just north of the intersection with Short Cut Road in Hamilton Township.
The $3,254,514 contract was awarded on October 19, 2018, to J.D. Eckman, Inc. of Atglen, Chester County, and includes drainage pipe replacement, inlet adjustment and repair work, roadway base repair, removal of the top layer of asphalt, resurfacing the roadway and shoulder with a 3-inch Superpave asphalt overlay, guiderail replacement, and new signs and pavement markings. Work under this construction contract is scheduled to be completed by mid-November 2019.
PennDOT advises travelers that the contractor will not restrict travel lanes any day between 6:00 AM and 8:30 AM, and on Fridays between 3:30 PM and 6:00 PM. During working hours, motorists may encounter lane shifts and single-lane restrictions with flaggers directing traffic through the work zone during daylight hours as crews conduct drainage and base repair work then remove the top layer of asphalt. Eventually crews may schedule nighttime operations on Route 94, Monday through Thursday between 6:00 PM and 6:00 AM, to conduct leveling course and final wearing course paving operations later this year.
Sections of Route 94, locally known as Carlisle Pike, average more than 16,000 vehicles traveled daily. Route 194, known as Queen Street in Abbottstown, averages more than 6,000 vehicles traveled daily. To avoid delays, travelers should allow for additional time in their plans or seek an alternate route.
Motorists are reminded to be alert for these operations, to obey work zone signs, and to slow down when approaching and traveling through work zones, not only for their safety, but for the safety of the road crews.
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ELECTRONIC RECYCLING EVENT A SUCCESS
On Jan. 09 we held an electronics recycling event with Affordable Computers, Hanover. Turnout was incredible with 88 residents dropping items off. At the end of the 4 hour event we had 11 pickup truck loads of electronics. Included in that amount were 5,356 pounds of CRT TVs and monitors. Thank you to all who took advantage of this opportunity and made this a success!