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October 3, 2001


New Bridge Carrying Shanksville Road Over Turnpike 
in Somerset County to Open Friday

A segment of State Route 1007 (Shanksville Road) crossing over the Pennsylvania Turnpike that has been closed since April 30 of this year will reopen as of Friday, Oct. 5.

Crews have completed construction of a new overhead bridge carrying Shanksville Road over the Interstate 76/I-70 mainline. The bridge is located in Stoneycreek Township near Turnpike Milepost 120. 


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