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What is the status of the new Pennsylvania State Police barracks in South Middleton Township?
Construction on the new state police barracks in South Middleton Township is on track to be completed by June or July, according to South Middleton Township Supervisor Tom Faley.
That is despite a delay created by the extreme cold temperatures in the Midstate last week, Faley said.
Faley said crews began filling in the concrete floor this week and will soon begin framing and constructing the exterior walls.
Once completed, the building on a 4.73-acre lot on Dunwoody Drive just off Alexander Spring Road will serve as home for state police in Cumberland County and replace the barracks in the 1500 block of Commerce Avenue.
The building, which will be leased by state police, is being developed by SP Carlisle Associates LLC of Dillsburg.
A final land development plan was submitted to the township for consideration during the first quarter of 2017.
The plan was approved by the township in October and construction, including land clearing, began shortly after.
“We’re so thrilled. It’s a very strategic location, close between those two (interstate) exits,” Faley said in October. “They are our police. Having them in our neighborhood gives them a faster response time. It’s a win-win. Our state police are very professional.”
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