Valley bridge projects delayed by weather

Robert Inglis/The Daily Item An aerial photo looking down on the bridge along Route 45 over Chillisquaque Creek that is currently closed for construction.

A bridge along Route 45 in East Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland County has reopened a day early according to PennDOT officials.

PennDOT announced this afternoon the bridge, which spans Chillisquaque Creek approximately 2.2 miles east of the Route 147 Interchange, is back open. It was scheduled to open on Friday.

The bridge had been closed since April

Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. is the prime contractor on this $1.25 million project.

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