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Brinkerton Road bridge replacement delayed a week in Hempfield-Unity area |

Brinkerton Road bridge replacement delayed a week in Hempfield-Unity area

| Tuesday, August 28, 2018 9:27 a.m
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Above, the Brinkerton Road bridge over Township Line Run in the Hempfield/Unity area.

A bridge replacement project in the Hempfield/Unity area will be delayed by a week.

Construction on the Brinkerton Road bridge, spanning Township Line Run in Hempfield and Unity, will begin Sept. 10 instead of Sept. 3, with work slated to finish in late November.

Drivers will be detoured along Skidmore Road, Route 819, and Armbrust-Brinkerton Road.

The bridge is among 558 being replaced statewide as part of the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project , a public-private partnership. All of the bridges will be replaced with one of five pre-fabricated designs.

The state-wide project is slated to finish by the end of the year.

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Patrick at 724-850-2862, or via Twitter @MurrysvilleStar.

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