Weekly Roadwork - Bucks-Montgomery-Chester
Information provided by PennDOT
A series of nighttime travel restrictions are scheduled for pavement patching near the interchange of U.S. Route 202 and U.S. Route 422 in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County, and Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County.
On Tuesday through Thursday (Sept. 2-4) from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., lane closures will occur on northbound Route 202 between Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) and I-76.
From 8 p.m. Friday (Sept. 5) to 5 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 6), lane closures are scheduled on northbound Route 202 approaching the Route 422 off-ramp, on the northbound Route 202 ramp to westbound Route 422, and on westbound Route 422 between Route 202 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike overpass.
Northbound Route 100 (Pottstown Pike) will be reduced from two lanes to one between Ship Road and Route 113 (Uwchlan Avenue) in Uwchlan Township, Chester County, on Wednesday through Friday (Sept. 3-5) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for shoulder widening.
Nighttime travel restrictions are scheduled on U.S. Route 202 in East Whiteland Township, Chester County, for concrete paving and median construction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said today.
On Wednesday through Friday (Sept. 3-5) from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., Route 202’s southbound right lane will be closed between the Route 401 and Route 30 interchanges for the placement of concrete for the new southbound bridge over Route 401.
On Wednesday (Sept. 3) from 8 p.m. to midnight, Route 202’s northbound left lane will be closed between Route 401 and Route 29 interchanges for median construction.
Main Street in Doylestown Township will be restricted between Route 611 (Easton Road) and Clemens Road from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Sept. 5.
Williams Transcontinental Gas Pipeline will close and detour Route 532 (Washington Crossing Road) between Route 413 (Durham Road) and Stoopville Road in Newtown Township, Bucks County, beginning Monday, Sept. 8, for gas main repair. The 24-hour restriction is expected to last until Sept. 19.
During construction, Route 532 (Washington Crossing Road) through traffic will be detoured over Route 413 (Durham Road) and Stoopville Road. Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone.
Crews are repairing the deteriorated riding surface on Forrest Grove Road between Township Line Road and Swamp Road in Buckingham Township, Bucks County, weekdays from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Sept. 19. The operation began August 21.
Forrest Grove Road will be closed and detoured during the weekday work hours. The posted detour will take Forrest Grove Road motorists over Swamp Road, Route 263 (York Road), Route 413, and Township Line Road. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area. Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone.
Construction will begin Sunday night (Aug. 10) to repair and resurface deteriorated areas of Interstate 476 in Haverford and Radnor townships, Delaware County, and Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, with funding from the state’s new transportation plan.
Over the next two months, PennDOT’s contractor will mill and pave I-476’s deteriorated pavement at the following locations:
· Northbound travel lanes between the Route 3 (West Chester Pike) and U.S. Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue) interchanges in Delaware County;
· Northbound right lane from the Delaware County line to the Montgomery Avenue overpass, just south of the Interstate 76 Interchange in Montgomery County;
· Northbound middle lane at the Montgomery Avenue overpass in Montgomery County;
· Southbound right lane from the County Line Road overpass to the Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue) Interchange in Delaware County;
· Southbound middle and right lanes from just south of the Marple Road overpass to the Route 3 (West Chester Pike) Interchange in Delaware County;
· Southbound middle lane at Marple Road in Delaware County; and
· Southbound acceleration lane and right lane from the Interstate 76 East on-ramp to the Delaware County line.
Construction to improve these sections of I-476 is expected to be completed in late September.
During this project, motorists will face weeknight lane closures from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. and can expect slowdowns while crews replace the deteriorated riding surface.
PECO Energy will restrict Egypt Road between Rittenhouse Road and Shannondell Road in Lower Providence Township, Montgomery County, beginning Monday (Aug. 25) through Friday, Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for gas main installation.
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, Chester County, 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 one-span, steel I-beam bridge was built in 1935. It is 16 feet wide and 22 feet long. It carries 519 vehicles a day. The bridge was posted with a weight limit of 12 tons. The structure will remained closed until a project is designed to either repair or replace the bridge.