Tristate travelers: Expect delays on I-81NB bridge over Susquehanna to Harrisburg this weekend

14 September 2023- The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that a PennDOT bridge crew in Dauphin County is scheduled to perform deck spall repairs this weekend on the northbound Interstate 81 (George N. Wade) Bridge spanning the Susquehanna River between Cumberland and Dauphin counties. Delays are expected.

Traffic will be restricted to a single lane on northbound I-81 between Exit 65 (Marysville/Enola/Route 11/15) and Exit 66 (Harrisburg/Front Street) from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM Saturday, September 16, and Sunday, September 17. The left and center lane will be closed. The right lane will remain open. 

No restrictions will be in place during non-work hours.

Motorists should watch for slow-moving traffic as they approach the work zone.

This work is weather permitting.

Travelers are reminded to be alert for these operations, to obey work zone signs, and to slow down when approaching and traveling through work zones for their safety as well as for the safety of the road crews.