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Sinkhole Repairs in York County

A sinkhole is affecting travel in the right westbound lane of Route 30 in Hellam Township, York County.  The restriction went into effect at around 4 o’clock Thursday afternoon.

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PennDOT York County Maintenance today finished repairs and is paving the westbound right lane of U.S. Route 30 near the Shoe House Road overpass between the Hellam and Mt. Zion Road exits in Hellam Township, York County. PennDOT anticipates reopening U.S. Route 30 West to two lanes of travel by 7 p.m.

U.S. Route 30 West has been restricted to a single lane of travel since Dec. 27 at 4 p.m. due to a failed pipe that resulted in a sinkhole.

This section of U.S. Route 30 West averages 21,670 vehicles traveled each day.

Source: PennDOT

A sinkhole is affecting travel in the right westbound lane of Route 30 in Hellam Township, York County.  The restriction went into effect at around 4 o’clock Thursday afternoon and is expected to remain in place through Friday afternoon while PennDOT maintenance crews excavate and repair the sinkhole.  It is near the Shoe House Road overpass between the Hallam and Mt. Zion Road exits.

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That section of Route 30 West averages about 21,670 vehicles a day. PennDOT officials urge motorists to slow down and pay attention when traveling through work zones, not only for their safety, but for the safety of the work crews.

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