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TRAFFIC ALERT AS OF 1:48 P.M., ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2019

Butler Avenue, between Crown Avenue and Sunset Avenue in Manheim Township is currently closed for emergency sewer line repair.  A detour route is in place for local traffic.  Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area.  The roadway is scheduled to reopen at 5:00 p.m. today.  Please drive carefully.

As of 2:45 we've been advised that the south bound travel lanes are reopening.  North bound is still closed, but should be reopened within the hour.  Please continue to drive safely in the area.  

This is an update to a previous alert regarding road closures due to a motor vehicle accident on Rt. 272 at Byerland Church Rd. in Providence Township.  The accident is being investigated by the PA State Police and we have no additional information on the crash at this time. 

11/13/19 - 1200 - Attention - Route 272 is being closed in both north and south bound direction due to a serious motor vehicle accident in Providence Township on 272 at Byerland Church Rd.  The roadway is being closed at Linestown Rd. for south bound traffic and at Pennsy Rd. for North Bound traffic.  This will place a large amount of traffic on the narrow back roads of Pequea Township.  Please avoid the area if possible.  Suggested detour route is to utilize Rawlinsville Rd. between Pennsy Rd. and Baumgardner Rd.  

The intersection of East Front Street and North Locust Street is currently closed while the Lititz Borough Public Works fixes a water main break.  The intersection will remain closed while repairs are made.  Please avoid the area and plan alternate routes.

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The NLCRPD deployed Body Worn Camera system on November 1, 2019 making the NLCRPD the first suburban agency in Lancaster County to deploy body worn camera technology in day to day field operations.

Be on the alert for counterfeit $100 bills being circulated in Quarryville.  So far they have all been of the old style bills and not the new version with the extra safety features.  Several stores and businesses have been victimized in the Quarryville area very recently.   Please call 911 if someone is trying to pass one of these counterfeit bills, but do not endanger yourself by trying to stop them from leaving your business.  If you have video of anyone passing these counterfeit bills, please call the police department at 717-786-3121.

The 100 blk. E. Chestnut St. is closed to vehicle & pedestrian traffic as UGI deals with a gas leak. Bureau of Fire & Bureau of Police personnel are assisting with traffic and notifications. Avoid the area as all traffic East on Chestnut St. is being detoured South on Duke St.

Traffic is also being detoured from 300 blk. N. Duke St. west on E. Walnut St. 

Due to the possibility of dangerous weather this evening, Pequea Township has pushed the official trick or treat time in the township to Friday 11/1/19 from 6 PM-8 PM.  

The Manheim Township Board of Commissioners have decided to move trick-or-treat night due to anticipated inclement weather on Halloween.

Trick-or-Treat will now occur between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2019.

Happy Halloween!

MEDIA CONTACT: Sergeant Michael T. Piacentino, W: 717-569-6401 Ext: 1583, C: 717-340-2130, piacentinom@manheimtownshippolice.org

Due to the forecast for tomorrow evening, trick or treat is being postponed in Manor Township until Friday November 1st. The times of 6-8pm will remain the same.

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