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Meeting Planned for
Two Bridges over Newburg Run, Cumberland County
to be replaced as part
Harrisburg, PA –
community is invited to attend a regularly scheduled township meeting on
Monday, December 4, to view plans and learn about the replacement of the Route
696 (Turnpike Road) and Route 641 (West Main Street) bridges over Newburg Run
in Hopewell Township and Newburg Borough, Cumberland County. Construction is
scheduled to begin in fall 2018 as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s
(PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project.
information including the construction schedule and traffic changes that are
planned to take effect while the bridges are being replaced will be discussed
at the meeting.
Route 696 (Turnpike Road) bridge, spanning Newburg Run in Hopewell Township
construction, drivers will be directed to follow a car detour along Route 696
(Turnpike Road), Route 997 (Enola Road), Three Square Hollow Road (State Route 4005)
and Route 641 (Newburg Road). Trucks will follow a detour along Route 696
(Turnpike Road), Route 997 (Enola Road) and Route 696 (Newburg Road).
641 (West Main Street) bridge, spanning Newburg Run in Newburg Borough
construction, drivers will be directed to follow a detour along Route 696
(Turnpike Road), Route 997 (Cumberland Highway/Enola
Road) and Route 641
Location: Hopewell Township Municipal Building, 415
Three Square Hollow Road, Newburg, PA 17240
Monday, December 4,
2017 at 7:30 p.m.
from Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners (PWKP) will be part of the township
meeting agenda and will give a formal presentation. Representatives from PWKP
will be available to discuss the bridge project and answer questions.
Construction plans will be displayed for reference.
announcing the start of construction will be mailed out two weeks in advance to
all project stakeholders. Interested individuals, groups and organizations will
be given the opportunity to sign up as a project stakeholder the night of the
bridges are referred to as JV-569 and JV-573. These are two of 558 bridges
being replaced under the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. JV references the
joint-venture partnership between Walsh/Granite, which is leading construction
for the entire project.
bridge replacements are part of the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, a
public-private partnership (P3) between PennDOT and Plenary Walsh Keystone
under which PWKP will finance, design,
replace and maintain the bridges for 25 years. The P3 approach allows PennDOT
to replace the bridges more quickly, while achieving significant savings and
minimizing impact on motorists.
see the bridges included in the statewide initiative and to learn more about
the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, visit www.parapidbridges.com.
Additional information on P3 programs in Pennsylvania can be found at www.p3forpa.pa.gov
or by calling the project hotline at 877-444-9990 or email email@example.com.
special needs or accommodations to aid public participation at this facility
should be directed to Rory McGlasson at 484-408-0284.
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