PennDOT: Old Trail to be closed starting next week


HUMMELS WHARF – Starting next week (Wednesday 9/13, according to estimates) a busy local shortcut will be closed. A PennDOT spokesperson says the Old Trail in Hummels Wharf will be closed starting next week for bridge construction. A detour will be in place using Route 11, Park Road, and Roosevelt Avenue. The project is expected to be completed in mid-November.

Replacement of this bridge will allow PennDOT to remove the span from the list of Snyder County’s structurally deficient bridges. This schedule may change in the event of inclement weather. The Old Trail parallels Routes 11 & 15 and is often used as a short cut to avoid the highway’s traffic signals and congestion.

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