State Rep. Jesse Topper’s Mercersburg office has new hours.
The office, at the Mercersburg Borough Hall, 113 St. Main St., will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. Topper also has offices in Bedford and McConnelsburg that can provide assistance with a wide variety of state issues and programs. The Bedford office can be reached at 623-9097, and the McConnellsburg office at 717-485-4430.
Traffic changes on the Hopewell Bridge replacement project.
PennDOT said prime contractor HRI Inc., of State College was to adjust traffic patterns on Wednesday as part of the Hopewell Borough project. A traffic change was to result in the removal of one set of temporary traffic signals and placing traffic onto two lanes of the new alignment on Route 26. Temporary traffic signals on Routes 26 and 915 for single-lane phased traffic control at the intersection will remain. Delays may be possible as signals cycle. Motorists should use caution when traveling through the area by watching for workers and equipment moving in and out of the work area. Overall work on the project consists of the replacement of the Hopewell bridge that carries Route 915 over the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River, realignment of Route 26, construction of retaining walls along the river, rock slope stabilization, and slope lay back operations. Work is expected to be completed by mid-August.
Women in Business Conference postponed.
Bedford County Chamber of Commerce’s spring event that had been rescheduled for Aug. 3-4, has been postponed again due to coronavirus restrictions. The new date is Friday, Oct. 9. Social-distancing modifications will me made to ensure a safe event, while providing the connections, education and inspiration that are signatures of the conference.