Bridge inspections planned on I-81 in Cumberland and Franklin counties

(WHTM) — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is reminding motorists to stay alert and drive with caution as crews will be at work on I-81 to inspect bridges in Cumberland and Franklin counties next week.

According to the department, both north and southbound bridges spanning Letort Spring Run between Exit 47 (Route 34/Hanover Street) and Exit 48 (Route 74/York Road) in South Middleton Township, Cumberland County will be inspected on Monday, April 8 and Tuesday, April 9.

The northbound bridge will be inspected on Monday, and there will be alternating left shoulder and right lane closures from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. between Exit 47 and Exit 48.

The southbound bridge will be inspected on Tuesday, and there will be a right lane closure from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. between the same exits.

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On Friday, April 12, crews will move on to Franklin County and inspect the Pine Stump Road bridge spanning I-81 between Exit 20 (Route 997/Scotland) and Exit 24 (Route 696/Fayette Street) in Greene Township,

The right lane will be closed on the northbound and southbound sides of the interstate from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. while this work is completed.

Map courtesy PennDOT
Map courtesy PennDOT

The work is dependent on the weather.

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