Cumberland County commissioners request residents’ comment on I-81 Improvement Strategy

Carlisle/West Shore

(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) — Cumberland County Commissioners are encouraging all county residents to provide recommendations for the I-81 Improvement Strategy between now and Friday, Jan. 14.

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Residents can provide comments on the following I-81 improvements, as described by the Cumberland County Communication Department:

Greater Carlisle

  • Improvements to address mobility and safety from Exit 44 (PA 465 Allen Rd) to Exit 49 (PA 641 York St)
  • Mobility and safety improvements at Exit 52 (US 11 Middlesex/New Kingston)
  • Additional possibilities for a I-81 to PA Turnpike Connection

Greater Chambersburg

  • Enhancing ramp signage and pavement surfaces at Exit 14 (PA 316 Wayne Ave)
  • Near/Mid/Long Term mobility improvements at Exit 16 (US 30 Lincoln Way)

Greater Harrisburg

  • Enhancing ramp signage and pavement surfaces at Exit 67 (US 22/322)
  • Mobility improvements between Exit 69 (Progress Ave) and Exit 72 (Linglestown/Paxtonia)
  • Safety Improvements at Exit 72 (Linglestown/Paxtonia)

‘The board of commissioners is urging residents to comment on the study because they have a vested interest in the access and development, congestion and traffic operations, and infrastructure conditions. We need our residents’ input to help make I-81 a safe, functioning, and viable roadway, for years to come,” Jean Foschi, county commissioner, said.

Those interested in making a recommendation can visit the website by clicking here.

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