On 9/1/2021, PENNDOT advised that they shut down W. Commerce St. between Franklin St. and Hood St. due to flooding. Motorists should be alert for road closures throughout the area and obey road closure signs. Avoid driving through flooded roadways. Turn around and find an alternate route for your safety.
The Chambersburg Police Department would like to warn the public about potential roadway hazards created by weather moving into the area this week as a result of Hurricane Ida. The predicted three to five inches of rain will likely result in several locations in the Borough having periods of standing water on the roadway. Some typical areas of concern during heavy rainfall are: Commerce St., Loudon St. at S. Franklin St., Hollywell Ave., Lincoln Way at Coldbrook Ave, N. Fourth St. and the high line underpasses on Norland Ave. and Woodstock Rd.