Begin Main Content Area


Bridge Replacement Project to Begin Next Week on Route 116 in Adams County


Traffic to be detoured in July

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that a bridge replacement project is scheduled to begin next week on Route 116 in Adams County. The bridge spans a tributary to Willoughby Run just west of Willoughby Run Road in Cumberland Township near Gettysburg. 

Weather permitting, on Monday, June 3, the contractor will begin installing erosion and sediment control measures at the construction site. There may be lane restrictions under daylight flagging.   

The relocation of sanitary sewer lines is tentatively expected to begin Monday, June 10. This work is expected to take about two weeks to complete. There may be lane restrictions as needed with flaggers providing traffic control.

A detour is expected to go into effect beginning Saturday, July 20, using Knoxlyn Ortanna Road (Route 3020), Knoxlyn Road (Route 3013). Route 30 and Baltimore Street. 

All work is expected to be completed by August 14, 2024.

Lobar Site Development Corporation, of Dillsburg, PA, is the contractor on this $935,279 project. 

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. ​

Subscribe to PennDOT news and traffic alerts in Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and York counties at PennDOT District 8.

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

Follow PennDOT on X, and like the department on Facebook and Instagram.

Contact: Dave Thompson,, 717-418-5018


116-044 map Adams 5.30.24.JPG