SWATARA TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — Lane restrictions will be implemented on Interstate 83 in Swatara Township on Tuesday for a scheduled bridge inspection, according to PennDOT.

PennDOT says workers are scheduled to inspect the bridge carrying westbound Paxton Street using a bucket truck on I-83 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 20, weather permitting.

Traffic at the bridge will be impacted in the following ways, according to PennDOT:

  • The right lane and shoulder of northbound I-83 will be closed from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • The left lane of northbound I-83 will be closed from 11 a.m. to noon
  • The right lane and shoulder of southbound I-83 will be closed from noon to 2 p.m.
  • One lane of traffic will remain open on the side of the interstate where the contractor is working
Dec. 20, 2022, bridge inspection location (Courtesy of PennDOT)