Information provided by PennDOT


Week of:  7/25/16  


BUCKS COUNTY



Travel restrictions are scheduled in Bucks County for bridge inspections.  On Friday, July 29, the right lane will be closed on Old Lincoln Highway south between Woolston Drive and Tyburn Road in Falls Township.

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Construction is scheduled to begin Monday, July 18, to improve drainage along Stump Road and Danboro-Point Pleasant Pike in Plumstead Township, Bucks County.

Crew will work the next two weeks on Danboro-Point Pleasant Pike between Burnt House Hill Road and Old Easton Road. PennDOT’s contractor will work weekdays from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Once the contractor completes construction on Danboro-Point Pleasant Pike, crew will move to work on Stump Road between Route 611 (Easton Road) and Route 413.

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Bristol Road will be closed and detoured on the west side of the intersection with Route 263 (York Road) in Warminster and Warwick townships, Bucks County, for two months, beginning Tuesday, July 5, for intersection reconstruction.   During construction to rebuild the west side of Bristol Road at its approach to Route 263 (York Road), traffic will be detoured over Route 611 (Easton Road), Route 132 (Street Road) and Route 263 (York Road). Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone as eastbound Bristol Road traffic will be able to reach Route 263 (York Road) to travel north or south during construction; however, eastbound travelers will not be able to cross the intersection. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area.
The west side of Bristol Road is expected to reopen in late-August. 

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The right lane will be closed on southbound Route 413 (New Rogers Road) at U.S. 13 in Bristol Township, Bucks County, beginning Tuesday, July 19, for widening and construction of left turn lane. Route 413 south (New Rogers Road) will be restricted weekdays from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM through August 31.

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Springfield Street will be closed and detoured between Route 309 and East Station Road through September 2016 while crews replace the deteriorated bridge deck and beams. Motorists will be detoured over Route 309 and East Station Road.

Alden Road will be closed and detoured between Stevens Road and Valley Road through September 2016 for the replacement of the deteriorated bridge deck and beams. Motorists will follow the posted detour of Stevens Road, Gordon Road, and Valley Road.

Local access will be maintained up to the construction zones. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Norfolk Southern Railroad is planning to close Flourtown Road between Butler Pike and Woodbine Way in Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery County, beginning Tuesday, June 14, for railroad bridge maintenance. The closure will be in effect through early August.  During construction, motorists traveling on Flourtown Road will be detoured over Joshua Road, Germantown Pike and Butler Pike. Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone.   Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area. The work schedule is contingent on the weather.

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Construction is scheduled to begin Monday, June 20, to rehabilitate the township-owned Keebler Road bridge over Abrams Run in Upper Merion Township.  Keebler Road will be closed and detoured between General Knox Road and Route 23 (West Valley Forge Road) through August 2016 while crews replace the deteriorated bridge deck and beams. During construction, Keebler Road through traffic will be detoured over Allendale Road and Route 23 (West Valley Forge Road.

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Starting Monday, April 11, through the end of August, Church Road will be closed for water main replacement between New Second Street and Route 73 (Township Line Road) in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. During construction, motorists will be detoured over New Second Street and Route 73 (Township Line Road.

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Construction is scheduled to begin Monday, July 18, to rehabilitate the township-owned Trewigtown Road bridge over a tributary of the Neshaminy Creek in Hatfield Township, Montgomery County.

Trewigtown Road will be closed and detoured between Anthony Drive and Line Lexington Road through October 2016 while crews replace the deteriorated bridge deck and beams. During construction, Trewigtown Road through traffic will be detoured over Line Lexington Road and Route 309 (Bethlehem Pike).

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Construction is scheduled to begin Monday, July 11, to rehabilitate the township-owned Remington Road bridge over the west branch of the Indian Creek in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County.

Remington Road will be closed and detoured between Minden Way and Roslyn Lane through October 2016 while crews replace the deteriorated bridge deck and beams. During construction, Remington Road through traffic will be detoured over U.S. 30 (Lancaster Avenue), U.S 1 (City Avenue), and Haverford Road.

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Limerick Township is scheduled to close Limerick Center Road between Buttonwood Drive and Enterprise Drive in Montgomery County, beginning Monday, July 11, for intersection reconstruction. The closure of Limerick Center Road will be in effect through mid-November.

During this operation, Limerick Center Road through traffic will be detoured over Ridge Pike, Lewis Road and Cherry Lane. Motorists can also take Ridge Pike to Airport Road to access Limerick Center Road. Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area.

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Construction will start Monday, April 25, to rehabilitate the structurally deficient bridge carrying Route 73 (Skippack Pike) over Perkiomen Creek in Perkiomen and Skippack townships, and Schwenksville Borough, Montgomery County. The bridge is scheduled to reopen in late December.  During construction, Route 73 (Skippack Pike) will be closed and detoured between Main Street and Haldeman Road. The posted detour will use Route 29 (Gravel Pike) and Plank Road. Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone.

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Old Welsh Road between Fitzwatertown Road and Lukens Avenue in Abington Township, Montgomery County, will close beginning Wednesday, July 20, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for water main installation.  The weekday closure of Old Welsh Road will be in effect through the end of December.

During construction, Old Welsh Road through traffic will be detoured over Fitzwatertown Road, Route 63 (Welsh Road/Moreland Road) and Route 611 (Old York Road). Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area.

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CHESTER COUNTY

NEW UPDATE:

AT&T is planning three 10-minute stoppages on U.S. 202, just north of the Route 29 (Morehall Road) Interchange in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County, on Sunday, July 31, from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM, for cable installation.  Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through this work zone.

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Travel restrictions are scheduled this weekend for paving on Route 401 and at night next week on U. S. 202 between the Route 29 and U.S. 30 interchanges in East Whiteland Township, Chester County, for the final stage of median reconstruction and the continuation of operations to open the newly reconstructed and widened expressway to three lanes in each direction in early August.

On Sunday, July 24, through Thursday, July 28, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, and on Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30, from 8:00 PM  to 10:00 AM the following morning, U.S. 202 north and south will be reduced to one lane periodically at various locations between the Route 29 and U.S. 30 interchanges for pavement grinding, placement of median barrier/glare screen, shoulder paving, removal of construction barriers, and line painting.

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Weekday travel restrictions are planned for Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) in Chester County for water main replacements.

Weather permitting, the work schedule is:

·    Monday, July 18, through Wednesday, July 27, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, weekday lane restrictions are scheduled on Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) between Valley Road and Kleyona Avenue in Schuylkill Township, Chester County.
 
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through these areas.

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Westtown School is schedule to close Westtown Road between Oak Lane and Westtown Way in Westtown Township, Chester County, on Monday, June 13, through late July, for bridge replacement.  During construction, Westtown Road through traffic will be detoured over Route 926 (Street Road) and U.S. 202. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area.

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Construction is scheduled to begin the week of April 11 to replace the Birmingham Road bridge over Radley Run in Birmingham Township, Chester County. The new bridge is scheduled to open in August.  During the bridge closure, Birmingham Road through traffic is detoured over Route 52 (Lenape Road), Creek Road and Route 926 (Street Road). Local access is maintained up to the construction zone. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area.

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The Phoenixville Area School District will close Route 29 (State Road) between Pothouse Road and Campbell Lane in Schuylkill Township, Chester County, beginning Wednesday, July 20, for road widening and storm water installation. Route 29 will be closed through Wednesday, August 3.

During construction, Route 29 through traffic will be detoured over Pothouse Road, Whitehorse Road, and Route 23 (Valley Forge Road). Local traffic will be maintained up to the construction zone. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area.


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DELAWARE COUNTY

South Orange Street will be closed between South Avenue and Weldon Street in Upper Providence Township, Delaware County, on Thursday, July 28, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

During the operation, South Orange Street through traffic will be detoured over South Avenue to Weldon Street. Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area.

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Lane restrictions are scheduled next week in Delaware County for the milling and resurfacing of seven state highways.

Weather permitting, the resurfacing schedule is:

·        On Sunday, July 24 through Thursday, July 28,  from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM, lane closures are scheduled on Radnor Chester Road between Conestoga Road and U.S. 30 (Lancaster Avenue) in Radnor Township, Delaware County, for milling and base repair.
·        On Sunday, July 24 through Thursday, July 28, from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM, lane closures are scheduled on Church Road between Darby Paoli Road and the Chester County line in Radnor and Newtown townships, Delaware County, for milling and resurfacing.
·        On Sunday, July 24 through Thursday, July 28, from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM, lane closures are scheduled on Mill Road between Brinton Lake Road and Thornton Road in Concord and Thornbury townships, for milling and resurfacing.

The resurfacing of these four state roads is financed with 100 percent state funds.

·        On Sunday, July 24 through Thursday, July 28, from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM, lane closures are scheduled on Stony Bank Road between Baltimore Pike and Glen Mills Road in Chester Heights Borough and Thornbury Township, Delaware County, for milling.
·        On Sunday, July 24 through Thursday, July 28, from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM, lane closures are scheduled on Route 452 (Pennell Road) between Duttons Mill Road and Jessica Way in Aston Township, Delaware County, for milling.
·        On Sunday, July 24 through Thursday, July 28, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM, lane closures are scheduled on Baltimore Pike between Wycombe Avenue and Church Lane in Lansdowne Borough and Upper Darby Township, Delaware County, for milling.

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Weekday travel restrictions are planned for Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) in Delaware County, for water main replacements.

Weather permitting, the work schedule is:

·    Monday, July 18, through Friday, September 2, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, weekday lane restrictions are scheduled on MacDade Boulevard between Kedron Avenue and Cedar Avenue in Ridley Township, Delaware County.
·    Thursday, July 28, through Friday, September 30, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Calcon Hook Road is scheduled to close between Bonsall Avenue and Hook Road in Darby Township and Sharon Hill Borough, Delaware County. During this weekday closure, Calcon Hook motorists will be detoured over U.S. 13 (Chester Pike), Sharon Avenue and Hook Road.
 
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through these areas.

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The Delaware County Sewer Authority will close Duttons Mill Road between New Middletown Road and Creek Road in Middletown Township, Delaware County, beginning Monday, June 20 for sanitary Sewer installation. Crews will work weekdays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM through October 1.  During construction, Duttons Mill Road through traffic will be detoured over Creek Road, Knowlton Road and Route 352. Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area.

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