Plum Creek Bridge Closure

The bridge over Plum Creek on Reber’s Bridge Road, Bern Township, will be closed for construction work beginning on Monday, March 15, 2021, for approximately four months. It is anticipated that the work will likely be completed in less time, but a completion date estimate is not available at this time .

The detour for northbound traffic will be: Palisades Drive, County Welfare Road, and Hilltop Road; for southbound traffic: Hilltop Road, County Welfare Road, and Palisades Drive.

Motorists should not confuse this bridge construction site with the grate bridge over Tulpehocken Creek, which will remain open. The construction closure will be about 1/10 mile north of the grate bridge. Northbound traffic on Reber’s Bridge Road from State Hill toward Route 183 will be able to cross the Tulpehocken Creek and turn left onto Palisades Drive.

For GPS, the planned closure coordinates are {40.374289, -76.007799} or {40?22’27.445″N, 76?00’28.104″W}.