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Traffic advisories for Franklin County

June 27, 2008

CV Avenue set for $380,000 upgrade

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - CV Avenue, scarred by potholes, is up for a $380,000 rehabilitation project this year.

One bid was received for the road in the Borough of Waynesboro, according to Kevin Grubbs, director of borough engineering.

The borough has a $200,000 grant for the project, which requires the municipality to pay for all costs exceeding that amount. The Waynesboro Borough Council has approved $22,500 worth of inspection services for the road.

The road, which serves Johnson Controls, formerly Frick Co., will be torn up and rebuilt by the end of the year, Grubbs said.

He said the borough will be spending community development block grant funding on four other road projects - St. Andrew Drive; North Broad Street from Mt. Airy Avenue to Harbaugh Avenue; North Street from Broad Street to Church Street; and Garfield Street from Eden Avenue to Brown Street.

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Repaving South Welty Road is also on tap.

I-81 resurfacing, guardrail work scheduled

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Road crews will be resurfacing the right lane of southbound Interstate 81 from mile marker 6.5 to Exit 3 overnight tonight, according to a news release from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

Resurfacing the same lane from Exit 3 to the state line has been scheduled for 8 p.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Tuesday, the news release stated.

Guiderail installation likely will occur the week of July 7, the news release stated.

The work comes as part of a repair and resurfacing project scheduled to be completed by the end of October. PennDOT has contracted with Valley Quarries Inc. of Chambersburg, Pa., for almost 7 miles of I-81 at a cost of $4.8 million.

The project includes concrete patching, milling, resurfacing and replacement of raised pavement markers.

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