Traffic stoppages planned on I-81 near Mechanicsburg

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Work near the Mechanicsburg exit will intermittently stop Interstate 81 southbound traffic after midnight Friday.

The short-term traffic stoppages of about 15 minutes each are scheduled between midnight and 5 a.m. Saturday, according to a PennDOT news release.

Construction crews plan to install an overhead sign during the stoppages.

The work is part of a $19.5-million project to widen I-81 between Exit 57 for Route 114 and Exit 59 for Route 581.

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