Prospect Road Closure Scheduled for High Friction Surface Treatment

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LANCASTER COUNTY, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that Prospect Road (Route 4001) in West Hempfield Township will be closed on Sunday evening for the application of a high friction surface treatment at the intersection with Fairview Drive.

Weather permitting, the closure will begin at 5:00 PM on Sunday, June 30, and is expected to last until 6:00 AM on Monday, July 1. During this time, motorists should use Ironville Pike and Marietta Avenue (Route 23) as detours.

This work is part of a broader safety improvement project that commenced in April and spans multiple routes in Lancaster County. The project includes high friction surface treatments, asphalt resurfacing, line painting, advanced warning markings, and sign updates.

The affected routes are as follows:

  • Route 72 between Mount Hope Road and Pinch Road in Rapho Township.
  • Route 241 between Ridgeview Road and Koser Road in Mount Joy Township.
  • Route 324 between Red Hill Road and East Loop Road in Martic Township.
  • Route 897 between Stone Hill Road and Gehman School Road in Brecknock Township.
  • North Ridge Road (Route 1045) from just south of Resh Road to Mill Road in West and East Cocalico Townships.
  • Reinholds Road (Route 1055) between Bonview Drive and Smokestown Road in East Cocalico Township.
  • Millport Road (Route 2036) between Eshelman Road and River Bend Park Road in West Lampeter Township.
  • Donerville Road (Route 3031) between Weaver Road and Habecker Church Road in Manor Township.
  • Prospect Road (Route 4001) between Ironville Pike and just north of Fairview Road in West Hempfield Township.
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RAM Construction Services of Michigan, Inc., based in Livonia, MI, is the contractor for this $727,504 project. All work is slated for completion by July 31, 2024.

Motorists are advised to allow extra travel time and expect potential backups and delays while traveling near these work zones. Safety improvements such as these are crucial for ensuring safer travel for all road users.

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