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Resurfacing Project to Begin on Route 616 (Main Street) in New Salem Borough, York County


Harrisburg, PA – An approximately 0.9-mile resurfacing project is set to begin on Route 616 (Main Street) in New Salem Borough, York County. Weather permitting, the contractor will begin work on Monday, June 27.

This is project includes milling and overlaying the existing pavement, base repairs, minor drainage improvements, ADA curb ramps, and other miscellaneous construction on Route 616 within the New Salem Borough limits from just north of Cherylwood Drive to just south of West College Avenue.

There will be short-term lane closures under flagging Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM and 3:30 PM. Motorists should be alert and drive with caution through the work zone.

This project is expected to be completed by September 2, 2022.

JVI Group, Inc., if York Springs, PA, is the prime contractor on this $575,671 project.

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