Harrisburg, PA – Motorists in Dauphin County are advised westbound Union Deposit Road (Route 3020) will be closed this evening due to a sinkhole caused by a pipe failure. The pipe is located just east of Hill Street. Union Deposit Road will be closed to westbound traffic from Hill Street to Eastern Drive.
The closure is expected to be in place at approximately 7:00 PM tonight. A detour will be in place. Motorists traveling westbound on Union Deposit Road should take northbound Interstate 83 to westbound Route 22 to southbound Progress Avenue to Union Deposit Road.
Union Deposit Road will remain open to eastbound traffic. Access will be maintained to the shopping center located near the sinkhole location.
PennDOT is assessing the situation and will develop a repair plan.
Motorists should be alert and drive with caution through the area.
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