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Lane Restrictions Next Week on the Veterans Memorial Bridge in Sunbury, Northumberland County


Montoursville, PA – Motorists are advised of lane restrictions next week on Route 61 (Veterans Memorial Bridge) in the City of Sunbury, Northumberland County, for lighting repairs.

On Tuesday, October 19, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) maintenance crew will repair lights along the Veterans Memorial Bridge. Motorists can expect the right (driving) lane to be restricted in both the northbound and southbound lanes where work is being performed.

Motorists should be alert, slow down, watch for lane changes, expect travel delays, and drive with caution through the work zone.

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