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WEEK of 6/20/16


Municipality: Upper Macungie Township
ROAD NAME: US 22
BETWEEN: Interstate 78 AND PA Turnpike Northeast extension
Type of Work: Inspection
RESTRICTION: 6/21 Eastbound lane restriction.  6/22 Westbound lane restriction.
START DATE: 06/21/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 06/22/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


Municipality: South Whitehall Township
ROAD NAME: US 22
BETWEEN: PA Turnpike AND Interstate 78
Type of Work: Inspection
RESTRICTION: Lane restriction west bound for bridge inspection.
START DATE: 06/22/0016  
Est. Completion Date: 06/22/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 AM To 2:00 PM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


Municipality: City of Allentown
ROAD NAME: Eighth Street/Albertus L. Meyers Bridge
BETWEEN: Lehigh Street AND Union Street
Type of Work: Construction
RESTRICTION: Northbound bridge traffic will be closed and detoured for construction work.
Northbound traffic will be detoured on St. John Street, South Sixth Street, West Wyoming Street, South Fifth Street, Auburn Street, Lehigh Street, Union Street, South Sixth Street and Linden Street.
Access will be maintained for pedestrians and emergency vehicles.
Northbound access is expected to be restored at 3 p.m.
For the duration of the project the southbound travel lane on the bridge is closed and detoured. The posted detour for southbound traffic uses Union and Lehigh streets. To accommodate the detour, the City of Allentown has temporarily implemented a two-way traffic pattern on Union Street between Seventh and Eighth streets for the duration of the project (this section of Union Street is usually one way westbound).
START DATE: 06/21/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 06/22/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


Municipality: Weisenberg Township
ROAD NAME: PA 863/Golden Key Road
BETWEEN: Interstate 78 East AND Interstate 78 West
Type of Work: Bridge Repair
RESTRICTION:  PA 863 at I-78 will close for the replacement of the PA 863 Bridge over I-78.  During the PA 863 Bridge closure, traffic wishing to access PA 863 south from I-78 west will be detoured to Exit 40 (PA 737) to I-78 east to exit 45 (PA 863). Traffic wishing to access PA 863 north from I-78 east will be detoured to Exit 49 (PA 100) to I-78 west to exit 45 (PA 863).
START DATE: 04/21/2016
Est. Completion Date: 06/22/2016
Restriction: 24 hours
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


Municipality: Upper Saucon Township
ROAD NAME: Interstate 78 at Exit 60 (PA 309)
Type of Work: Other
RESTRICTION: Shoulder restriction west bound for remediation from diesel spill.
START DATE: 06/23/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 06/23/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


Municipality: City of Bethlehem
ROAD NAME: Schoenersville Road
BETWEEN: Macada Road AND US 22
Type of Work: Construction
RESTRICTION: Lane restrictions for roadway widening. Use caution driving through the work zone. The work is being performed under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit by a contractor working for Lehigh Valley Health Network.
START DATE: 04/12/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 07/01/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


Municipality: Allentown City
ROAD NAME: Tilghman Street
BETWEEN: 2nd Street AND Front Street
Type of Work: Utility Work
RESTRICTION: Lane restriction with flagging for UGI gas main work.
START DATE: 06/09/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 07/22/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 8:00 AM To 4:00 PM



City of Allentown
ROAD NAME: Tilghman Street
BETWEEN: Front Street AND Union Boulevard
Type of Work: Milling & Paving
RESTRICTION: Expect weekday lane restrictions for milling, paving, curb ramp and sidewalk restoration work. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone. Motorists may wish to use American Parkway as an alternate route.
START DATE: 04/28/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 10/27/2017
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 7:00 AM To 9:00 PM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES
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Work has begun to improve the intersection of PA 145/MacArthur Road and PA 329/Main Street in Whitehall Township, Lehigh County.
Motorists should expect sporadic lane restrictions on PA 145 and PA 329 from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m., and 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., and are encouraged to check 511PA before their trip for information on lane restrictions. There will be no restrictions during major holiday weekends, Egypt Community Day (June 4) or the Cement Belt Fair (last week of June).
Motorists are advised to expect delays and use caution driving through the area. Work on the project is expected to be complete in December.