Police To Crackdown On Route 309 Aggressive Driving

Fairview and Hanover Township Police Departments have announced a Special Aggressive Driving Funding Project for the duration of PennDot’s $5.2 million safety enhancement project that will blast and remove portions of the rock on the Northbound Lanes of Route 309 in their townships. The construction project aims to widen the rock cuts in the northbound lanes, which will reduce the water that flows onto the road and allow more sunlight to reach the road surface, thereby reducing the amount of ice on the road and making the roadway safer to travel.

The Law Enforcement Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education Project is funded by part of PennDot’s $2.5 million investment of federal funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. “Officers will be stationed quite often along with regularly scheduled officers at the construction site. With a truck ban in effect, violators to the Obedience to Signs law could get fines of $175 or more,” says Fairview Police Chief Joe Intelicato.

Fairview and Hanover Police Departments will target motorists exhibiting aggressive driving behaviors including speeding and tailgating. Both place Penndot workers, subcontractors and the motoring public at risk. Speed limit on the two open southbound lanes, which traffic will use to travel both north and south on Route 309 for the duration of the project until November 2014, is 35 m. p. h. Citations will be issued for excessive speed over the 35 m. p. h. limit with

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