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Turnpike Closure Thursday-Friday

posted May 7, 2015, 1:53 PM by Justin Eberly   [ updated May 7, 2015, 1:53 PM ]

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – An emergency pothole repair will close a four-mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike between the Gettysburg Pike and Harrisburg West interchanges Thursday night.

The eastbound lanes will be closed at 8 p.m. and remain closed until 5 a.m. Friday, Turnpike spokesman Carl DeFebo said in a news release.

All eastbound traffic will be detoured off the toll road at the Gettysburg Pike Interchange.

The pothole on a bridge deck has temporarily closed the eastbound right lane at milepost 235, about a half-mile before the Gettysburg Pike Interchange.

DeFabo said drivers should anticipate delays in the area, especially between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m


From: ABC27