Construction continues on Walnut Bottom Road, expect rolling stops in Shippensburg

12 September 2023- Motorists in Cumberland County are advised there will be a rolling stop tomorrow, Wednesday, September 13, on southbound Interstate 81 near Shippensburg so a contractor can perform blasting at a nearby business development on Walnut Bottom Road (Route 174).

Weather permitting, there will be a single blast near I-81 Exit 29 (Route 174/King Street) sometime between the hours of 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM Wednesday, September 13. 

As a safety precaution, there will be a rolling stop of up to 10 minutes on southbound I-81 beginning about 1,000 feet north of the exit while this work is performed. There will be no restrictions on northbound I-81 at this location.

Motorists should be alert and watch for stopped or slow-moving vehicles.