Expect rolling stops on I-81 near Shippensburg for off-highway construction blasting

10 August 2023- Motorists in Cumberland County are advised there will be rolling stops tomorrow on 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 tomorrow, Friday, August 11. 

As a safety precaution, there will be rolling stops of up to 10 minutes in each direction of I-81 beginning about 1,000 feet north and south of the exit while this work is performed.

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