The closure of Route 283 in Lancaster County is due to sinkhole repairs.


In Lancaster County, traffic is backed up due to sinkhole repairs.

Because of emergency sinkhole repairs in Lancaster County, Route 283 eastbound traffic is clogged Tuesday morning, according to PennDOT.

According to 511PA, the right lane of Route 283 east near Elizabethtown is closed as of 9 a.m.

Crews hope to finish the repairs on Tuesday, according to PennDOT spokeswoman Fritzi Schreffler, but the project may extend into Wednesday.

The sinkhole has had no effect on westbound 283 traffic.

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