Kathy Liebler

Manager, Public Affairs & Media Relations


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Carl DeFebo 717-939-9551, extension 2934 

May 7, 2001

 

SOMERSET COUNTY TRAVEL ADVISORY:
Shanksville Road Closed During Turnpike Bridge-Replacement Work

HARRISBURG, PA -- A portion of State Route 1007 (Shanksville Road) in the vicinity of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Stoneycreek Township, Somerset County will be closed for the replacement of a Turnpike bridge until the end of the year.

DATE:  Beginning Monday, April 30 and continuing until the end of 2001.

LOCATION:  S.R. 1007 (Shanksville Road) in Stoneycreek Township, Somerset County.

DETOUR ROUTE:  Traffic will be detoured over S.R. 1004 (Cornerstone Road) and Route 160.

PROJECT: The existing bridge is being removed and replaced with a new concrete structure.

MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION IN THIS AREA
REMEMBER TO GIVE PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE HIGHWAY WORKERS A BRAKE.

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