The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced that there will be traffic restrictions on North George Street and Interstate 83 for work associated with the North George Street/Exit 22 Improvement Project in York County.
Weather permitting, there will be lane restrictions for milling and paving on North George Street from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday evening/Monday morning through Tuesday evening/Wednesday morning. This work will be performed from I-83 to Woodland View Drive.
Milling and paving operations will then move to northbound I-83 between Exit 22 (Route 181/N. George Street) and Exit 24 (Route 238/Emigsville). Lane restrictions will be in place from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the nights of Wednesday, Sept. 13, through Thursday, Sept. 28. The lane restrictions will allow the northbound I-83 shoulder and new on-ramp from N. George Street to northbound I-83 to be milled and paved.
The southbound I-83 off-ramp to North George Street will be closed for milling and paving the nights of Tuesday, Sept. 19, through Thursday, Sept. 21. A detour will be in place. Motorists traveling south on I-83 should exit at Exit 24 (Route 238/Emigsville), turn right on Route 238 (Church Road), turn left on North Susquehanna Trail (Route 4005), then left on Lightner Road (Route 4046) and proceed to North George Street.
Travelers are reminded to be alert for these operations, to obey work zone signs, and to use caution when driving through work zones for their safety, as well as for the safety of the road crews.
This work is part of a $12,358,000 project to relocate the existing on-ramp from North George Street to northbound I-83 and includes the construction of a sound wall along the ramp, a press release said.
The anticipated improvements include removing the existing ramp from North George Street to northbound I-83 and relocating it across from Skyview Drive, installing a new traffic signal at North George Street and Skyview Drive, installing a traffic signal at the intersection of North George Street and the northbound I-83 off ramp, resurfacing North George Street from the I-83 overpass to just north of Skyview Drive, resurfacing I-83 from North George Street to the Locust Lane overpass, and other miscellaneous construction activities.
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