Repair to Damaged Overhead Sign to Limit Northbound I-83 Traffic on Wednesday Morning

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.


Starting at around 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, traffic on northbound Interstate 83 in the vicinity of mile marker 42 in Lemoyne Borough, Cumberland County –
just prior to the John Harris Memorial Bridge over the Susquehanna River — will be restricted to a single lane so that a repair crew can remove a portion of an
overhead sign that was damaged this afternoon. The structural integrity of the sign structure is fine, but a portion of the overhead sign structure is now hanging less than 16 feet above the pavement and is at risk of striking an over-height vehicle or its load. The left and center lanes will be closed for this operation from 9 a.m. until roughly 12 noon. (There is a fourth northbound lane, but this is an auxiliary lane for the exit ramp to 2nd Street in Harrisburg on the east side of the river.)

This portion of northbound I-83 carries 62,499 vehicles on a daily basis. Trucks account for 10% of this traffic volume.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.