Work to replace bridge in Leesport underway

LEESPORT, Pa. - Work to replace a bridge in Leesport is now underway. 

The East Wall Street Bridge was closed to traffic Monday. It's expected to remain closed until the end of next year.

Detour signs are in place. Drivers should use Route 61, Cross Keys Road and West Main Street to get around.

Officials said pedestrians can use a temporary walking bridge. They also said people traveling through the area should expect delays.

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