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New Stop Sign Configuration to be Installed at Intersection of State Road/Hempt Road and Texaco Road in Cumberland County

01/24/2024

Intersection located near Mechanicsburg in Silver Spring Township

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that a new stop sign configuration will be installed on Tuesday, January 30, at the intersection of State Road/Hempt Road (Route 2012/T-551) and Texaco Road (Route 2012/T-583) near Mechanicsburg in Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County. 

New stop signs will be installed on northbound State Road and southbound Hempt Road, making the intersection an All-Way Stop. Stop signs are currently in place in both directions of Texaco Road at the intersection.

This new stop condition on State Road/Hempt Road will be marked by “Stop Ahead” signs with flashing amber lights, as well as flashing red lights on the new stop signs. The amber lights will remain in place for 30 days and the red lights will remain in place for 60 days, after which time, the flashing lights will be removed. In addition, there will be (VMS) variable message signs alerting motorists in the northbound and southbound directions of the new stop condition on State Road/Hempt Road.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting www.511PA.com. 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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Contact: Dave Thompson, 717-418-5018, dmthompson@pa.gov.

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