Information provided by PennDOT

WEEK of 01/26/15

BUCKS COUNTY

Lane restrictions are planned next week on northbound Interstate 95 and southbound U.S. 1 in Bucks County, for pavement patching.
The work schedule is:
·    Monday through Thursday (Jan. 26-29) – Lane restrictions are scheduled on northbound I-95 between the Philadelphia County line and Route 413 in Bensalem, Bristol and Middletown townships, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and

·    Monday through Thursday (Jan. 26-29) – Lane restrictions are scheduled on southbound U.S. 1 between Route 413 and Old Lincoln Highway in Middletown and Bensalem townships, Bucks County, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Crews will restrict travel lanes to patch areas of deteriorating pavement. Motorists are advised to be alert of this moving operation and to expect intermittent lane closures and possible slowdowns when driving near work crews. The operations are dependent on the weather.
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Aqua Pennsylvania will close Bristol Road in Bensalem Township and Church Road in Cheltenham Township on Weekdays beginning Oct. 6 for water main installations.

The work schedule is:
· Oct 6 through Jan. 30, 2015 – Church Road will be closed and detoured between Route 611 (York Road) and Mill Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Motorists will be detoured over Mill Road, New Second Street, Township Line Road, and Route 611 (York Road).
Motorists are advised to allow extra time for travel through the construction zones
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A new traffic pattern has been established on U.S. 13 between Bath Road and Green Lane in Bristol Township.  Crews will work from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. to paint new traffic lines, reposition traffic signs and barrels, and reconfigure traffic signals to shift traffic to the northbound and southbound left lanes. This new traffic pattern will be in place until Oct. 2015.
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MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Lane closures are scheduled next week on Interstate 76 in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, and Philadelphia, for bridge inspections.

The work schedule is:

·    Monday (Jan. 26) – The right lane will be closed on westbound I-76 at the U.S. 1 (City Avenue) Interchange in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and

·    Monday through Friday (Jan. 26-30) – The left lane will be closed on the ramp from Schuylkill Avenue West to eastbound I-76 in Philadelphia from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Motorists are advised to allow more time for travel during the bridge inspections because slowdowns will occur.
                                   
The inspections, which are weather dependent, are part of PennDOT’s program to inspect state bridges at least once every two years. The inspections ensure the safety and condition of the bridges.
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Traffic will be restricted weekdays on Matsonford Road in Upper Merion and Lower Merion townships for water main replacements.
The work schedule is:

·    Tuesday, Nov. 11 through Friday, Jan. 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Matsonford Road will be closed between County Line Road and Old Gulph Road. During this weekday operation, Matsonford Road motorists will be detoured over County Line Road, Upper Gulph Road and Old Gulph Road; and

Local access will be maintained up to the construction zones. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through these areas. The schedules are dependent on the weather.
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Aqua Pennsylvania will close Old Arch Road weekdays between Germantown Pike and Plymouth Road in Plymouth Township, Montgomery County, beginning Monday, Dec. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for water main replacement. The weekday closure will be in effect through April 30, 2015. During this operation, Old Arch Road through traffic will be detoured over Germantown Pike, U.S. 202 (DeKalb Pike) and Plymouth Road. Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone.
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CHESTER COUNTY

Lane closures will be in place on Route 100 (Pottstown Pike) in both directions between Shoen Road and Route 113 (Uwchlan Avenue) in Uwchlan and West Whiteland townships, Chester County, on Monday through Friday (Jan. 26-30) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for road widening.

Crews are widening northbound Route 100 from Shoen Road to just south of Route 113 (Uwchlan Avenue) and southbound Route 100 (Pottstown Pike) from just south of Route 113 (Uwchlan Avenue) to Swedesford Road/Waterloo Road.

In addition, intermittent traffic stoppages will occur on Route 100 (Pottstown Pike) in both directions near the intersection of Ship Road/Marchwood Road on Sunday (Jan. 25) from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for the relocation of electric utility lines by PECO Energy.
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Aqua Pennsylvania is planning weekday closures starting Monday, Nov. 24 on Paoli Pike and Devon Road in Willistown Township for water main replacements.  The closures will be in effect Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Jan. 31, 2015.

The work schedule is:

·    Paoli Pike will be closed between Warren Avenue and Devon Road. During this weekday operation, Paoli Pike motorists will be detoured over Sugartown Road, King Road, Route 352 (Sproul Road) and U.S. 30 (Lancaster Avenue); and

·    Devon Road will be closed between Paoli Pike and Grubb Road. During this weekday operation, Devon Road motorists will be detoured over South Valley Road, U.S. 30 (Lancaster Avenue), Route 352 (Sproul Road), King Road and Sugartown Road.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through these areas. The schedules are dependent on the weather.
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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) closed the structurally-deficient Burnt Mill Road Bridge over a branch of the Red Clay Creek in Kennett Township due to structural deterioration.
During the bridge closure, Burnt Mill Road will be detoured over Norway Road and Spring Mill Road. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area.
The structure will remained closed until a project is designateded to either repair or replace the bridge.
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Route 100 (Pottstown Pike) will be restricted to one lane in both directions between Shoen Road and Route 113 (Uwchlan Avenue) in Uwchlan and West Whiteland townships, Chester County, on Monday through Friday (Jan. 19-23) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for road widening.

In addition, there will be intermittent traffic stoppages on Route 100 (Pottstown Pike) in both directions near the intersection of Ship Road/Marchwood Road on Sunday, Jan. 25 from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for the relocation of electric utility lines by PECO Energy.

Drivers are advised to use extra care and allow additional time for travel on Route 100 (Pottstown Pike) during the construction and utility operations because delays will occur.  The work schedule is dependent on the weather.
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DELAWARE COUNTY

Traffic will be restricted weekdays on Media Line Road in Marple Township for water main replacements.

The work schedule is:

·    Wednesday, Nov. 19 through Friday, Jan. 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Media Line Road will be closed between Route 3 (West Chester Pike) and Newtown Street Road. During this weekday operation, Media Line Road motorists will be detoured over Route 3 (West Chester Pike) and Newtown Street Road.

Local access will be maintained up to the construction zones.  Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through these areas. The schedules are dependent on the weather.