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Road projects under way in W.Va., Pa.

August 15, 2010

Editor's note: Millions of dollars worth of road projects are under way in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia and southcentral Pennsylvania. Drivers will find themselves navigating through detours and delays. The Herald-Mail will run this feature regularly on Mondays this summer and into the fall to get motorists ready for the start of the work week. Here is what to anticipate on the roads this week:

West Virginia



  • Work continues in Berkeley County on widening U.S. 11 to three lanes south of W.Va. 45 to Pikeside. Traffic might be reduced to one lane Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., and from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. under the control of flaggers for paving and grading work.

    Pennsylvania



  • The Franklin County office of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said crews will widen road shoulders on Hades Church Road in Antrim Township and Mercersburg, and Welsh Run roads in Montgomery Township.

  • State crews will be doing pipe work on Little Cove Road in Warren Township, on Park Street in Quincy Township and on Rocky Mt. Road in Guilford Township.

  • This is expected to be the final week for rebuilding East Second Street in the Borough of Waynesboro. The street remains closed to traffic from Myrtle Avenue to just east of the entrance to Waynesboro Area Middle School.

    Also in Waynesboro, maintenance crews continue to do utility work on Main Street. They're scheduled to be working between Potomac Street and Center Square.

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  • In Antrim Township, crews will doing small repairs on Talhelm Road. There also could be additional paving, depending on a contractor's schedule.

  • Water-system maintenance will lead to roads being cut in the Borough of Mercersburg. Expect work at the intersection of East Seminary Street and Center Square on Monday, as well as the intersection of East Seminary and Fayette streets on Wednesday.

  • Quincy Township, Pa., crews will be wrapping up their work on Furnace Road this week.

  • Hudson Avenue, Horst Avenue and Ohio Avenue in the north end of Chambersburg remain closed to traffic.

  • Bridges remain closed on Mont Alto Road, Marsh Road, Pa. 316 South (Wayne Highway) and Pa. 997 (Anthony Highway).

    Compiled by Staff Writer Jennifer Fitch in Pennsylvania and Matthew Umstead in West Virginia. Contact them at jenniferf@herald-mail.com">jenniferf@herald-mail.com and matthewu@herald-mail.com">matthewu@herald-mail.com.

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