PennDOT continues pipe replacement project on Hillsdale Road in, Dauphin County

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) —  A PennDOT maintenance crew in Dauphin County is scheduled to begin the second phase of a two-phase pipe replacement project on Hillsdale Road (Route 2001) between Foxianna Road and Sawmill Road in Londonderry Township.

This phase of the project, which is expected to begin Monday, August 3, and be completed by Friday, September 4, includes work from South Geyer Road to Sawmill Road.

Hillsdale Road will be closed to through traffic weekdays between 6 AM and 6 PM, weather permitting, while sections of the roadway are excavated, the existing corroded corrugated metal pipes are removed, corrugated plastic pipes are installed, inlet boxes are reconstructed, and the roadway is reestablished. A detour will use Covered Bridge Road, Pecks Road, River Road (Route 441) and South Geyer Road.

The first phase of the project, which included work between Foxianna Road and South Geyer Road, began in mid-July and wraps up prior to the start of the second phase.

This work will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of Health guidance as well COVID-19 safety guidance, including protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and job-site cleaning protocols.

For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by the state transportation funding plan (Act 89), or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit www.projects.penndot.gov.

Subscribe to PennDOT news in Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, and York counties at www.penndot.gov/District8.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 1,000 traffic cameras, 103 of which are in the Midstate.

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