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Sign Structure Inspections Next Week on I-81 and Route 581 in Cumberland County


Mobile operation will require lane restrictions

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that a contractor is scheduled to inspect sign structures on several routes in Cumberland County beginning next week.  This work will be performed from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday, January 29, through Friday, February 2.  This will be a mobile operation that will require lane restrictions in the areas where the contractor is working. 

Weather permitting, the sign structure inspections are scheduled to be performed on northbound and southbound Interstate 81, and eastbound and westbound Route 581 in Cumberland County.

Any work not completed next week will be performed the following week of February 5.

Travelers are reminded to be alert for these operations, to obey work zone signs, and to use caution when driving through work zones for their safety, as well as for the safety of the road crews. 

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 1,000 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following local alerts on X.

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Information about infrastructure in District 8, including completed work and significant projects, is available at District 8 Results. Find PennDOT's planned and active construction projects at PennDOT Projects.

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Contact: Dave Thompson, 717-418-5018,