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Route 603 Reconstruction

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Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Fall 2014

Est Completion Date
Summer 2016

$17.8 million

Lengths and Limits
Route 11/460 to I-81 at exit 128 (Ironto)

Faulconer Construction


Dominique Bowers

What was done?

Two miles of Route 603 (North Fork Road) in Montgomery County was reconstructed to improve safety and traffic flow.  The purpose of the project was to provide a better connection between Route 11/460 and Interstate 81 at exit 128 (Ironto). 

The project entailed bringing the existing two-lane roadway up to current design standards by 

  • Widening the travel lanes from nine feet to 12 feet
  • Constructing five-foot paved shoulders
  • Improving vertical and horizontal alignment
  • Replacing drainage structures
  • Adding a right turn lane from Route 603 onto Route 11/460


Design Hearing

A design public hearing was held on Thursday, May 19, 2011.  The links below are for the brochure and displays presented at the public hearing.


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