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Road work set to begin in Pa.

August 26, 2006

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A two-month, $1,629,000 paving project in Franklin County, Pa., is set to start today.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation contracted with Valley Quarries Inc. of Chambersburg for the work, which will repair and resurface 8.35 miles of roads that combined average almost 11,000 vehicles daily.

The project encompasses one mile of Pa. 914 in Marion from U.S. 11 to Interstate 81 in Guilford Township; two miles of Slabtown Road in Quincy Township from Pa. 997 through Slabtown to Pa. 233 in the Borough of Mont Alto; three miles of Richmond Road in Metal Township from Pa. 75 north to the Franklin-Fulton county line; and 2.4 miles of Mainsville Road from Pineville Road south to the Franklin-Cumberland county line in Southampton Township.

A PennDOT spokesman said traffic might be restricted to a single lane during the day.

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