Bridge replacement to close Route 997 near Orrstown

ORRSTOWN, Pa. (WHTM) – A bridge that carries Route 997 over the Conodoguinet Creek in Franklin County is scheduled to close for a replacement project this month.

The bridge will close to through traffic for up to 150 days beginning March 18, according to a PennDOT news release.

A detour which follows Route 433 and Route 533 will be in place.

The existing two-span concrete bridge was built in 1929 and is considered structurally deficient.

The work is scheduled to be completed by the end of August.

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