SUNBURY — PennDOT announced Thursday evening that work scheduled today on Route 61 northbound on the Veterans Memorial Bridge, between Sunbury and Shamokin Dam, has been postponed.

Traffic was reportedly backed up Thursday around Sunbury as LTT Trucking began removing debris around several piers of the bridge. PennDOT plans to remove debris from a total of 11 river bridges in Columbia, Montour and Northumberland counties.

The right (driving) lane of Route 61 northbound was scheduled to be closed Friday.

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