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I-81 Closure in Harrisburg Area, May 9-?

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I-81 Closure in Harrisburg Area, May 9-?

If you're planning to travel through the Harrisburg area this weekend, May 10-12, be aware that I-81 will be closed between exits 59 and 70 through the weekend. You can get additional information from PennDOT here:


A link to a news article about the fire and more information about closures and delays can be found here:


Traffic is being rerouted, but it may be helpful to avoid the area if possible. If you need help with planning alternative routes, or if you're not sure if this will affect your travel this weekend, post here and we'll help you get you to where you're going!

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1. Re: I-81 Closure in Harrisburg Area, May 9-?

Avoid rush hour in the Harrisburg! It's a jungle out there even on side roads and streets that never see any great amounts of traffic.

2. Re: I-81 Closure in Harrisburg Area, May 9-?

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