Weekly Roadwork - Bucks-Montgomery-Chester-Delaware

Posted: 12:33 PM EST Dec 17, 2011   Updated: 1:41 PM EDT Aug 23, 2016
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Information provided by PennDOT


Week of:  8/22/16  

BUCKS COUNTY


Travel restrictions are scheduled in Bucks County next week for overhead sign structure and bridge inspections.

Weather permitting, the inspection schedule is:
                                                          
·        On Tuesday, August 23, through Thursday, August 25, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the right lane will be closed on eastbound and westbound Route 63 (Woodhaven Road) between U.S. 13 (Bristol Pike) and U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Boulevard) in Bucks County.
·        On Thursday, August 25, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the right lane will be closed on northbound and southbound Route 611 Bypass between Broad Street and Business Route 202 in Doylestown Township.
·        On Wednesday, August 24, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the right lane will be closed on southbound U.S. 13 between U.S. 1 and Newbold Road in Falls Township.

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Three state highways will be closed and detoured for the replacement of deteriorated drainage pipes in Bucks County.

The work schedule is:

·        On Monday, August 22, through Wednesday, August 24, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Bristol Road will be closed and detoured between Churchville Road and Route 232 (Second Street Pike) in Northampton and Upper Southampton townships. Motorists will be detoured over Churchville Road, Route 132 (Street Road) and Route 232 (Second Street Pike).
·        On Monday, August 22, through Friday, August 26, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Route 152 (Limekiln Pike) will be closed and detoured between Park Avenue and Hilltown Pike in Chalfont Borough, Hilltown and New Britain townships. Traffic will be detoured over Park Avenue, Callowhill Road and Hilltown Pike.
·        On weekends from Wednesday, August 24, through Tuesday, August 30, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Galloway Road will be closed between Richlieu Road and Hulmeville Road in Bensalem Township. Vehicles will follow Richlieu Road, Bristol Road and Hulmeville Road.

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

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On Monday, August 8, through Friday, August 26, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, weekday lane restrictions are scheduled on Deerwood Lane/Sawmill Road/Stoney Garden Road between Route 212 and Route 412 in Haycock Township, Bucks County, for milling and resurfacing.
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Route 152 (Limekiln Pike) will be closed and detoured between Park Avenue and Hilltown Pike in Chalfont Borough, Hilltown and New Britain towsnhips, Bucks County, beginning Monday, August 8, for the replacement of four deteriorated drainage pipes. Route 152 (Limekiln Pike) will be closed Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM through late August.

During construction, Route 152 (Limekiln Pike) through traffic will be detoured over Park Avenue, Callowhill Road and Hilltown 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 weather dependent.

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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

Right lane closures are scheduled on westbound and eastbound U.S. 422 between the Route 363 (Trooper Road) and U.S. 202 interchanges in Montgomery County, on Wednesday, August 24, through Friday, August 26, from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM, for roadwork.

PennDOT advises drivers to allow additional time for travel on this section of U.S. 422 because slowdowns will occur. The contractor’s work schedule is dependent on the weather. 

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Lane restrictions are scheduled over the next month on Meyers Road between Seitz Road and Mill Road in Perkiomen Township, Montgomery County, beginning Monday, August 22, for utility relocation and excavation. Crews will work weekdays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, through mid-September.

During construction, detours will be in place at times for closures of Plank Road, Otts Road and Seitz Road. One directional closures will occur on Route 29 (Gravel Pike). The project’s traffic control plan was developed in concert with the Route 73 (Skippack Pike) bridge project because Plank Road and Route 29 (Gravel Pike) are part of the Route 73 (Skippack Pike) bridge detour. Route 73 (Skippack Pike) bridge construction began on April 25, 2016, and will finish in late December 2016.

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Eastbound and westbound Interstate 76 motorists will face lane closures next week for storm drain maintenance operations in Montgomery County.
                              
The work schedule is:

·        On Monday, August 22, and Tuesday, August 23, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the right lane will be closed on eastbound I-76 between Gulph Mills and U.S. 1 (City Avenue) in Upper Merion and Lower Merion townships and West Conshohocken Borough for drainage pipe flushing and storm inlet cleaning.
·        On Wednesday, August 24, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the right lane will be closed on eastbound I-76 between Conshohocken and U.S. 1 (City Avenue) in Upper Merion and Lower Merion townships and West Conshohocken Borough for drainage pipe inspections.
·        On Thursday, August 25, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the right lane will be closed on westbound I-76 between U.S. 1 (City Avenue) and Gulph Mills in Lower Merion and Upper Merion townships and West Conshohocken Borough for drainage pipe flushing and storm inlet cleaning.

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

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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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Aqua Pennsylvania will restrict U.S. 202 north and south between South Gulph Road and Allendale Road in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County.   Crews will work Sunday through Thursday nights from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM, beginning August 21 and continuing until the end of October. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area.

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Lane restrictions are planned for U.S. 202 between South Gulph Road and Allendale Road in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, beginning Sunday, August 14, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM, for water main replacement,. The overnight lane restrictions will be in place Mondays through Fridays through late October.

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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 Tuesday, August 2, on a project to improve travel and safety on a three mile section of U.S. 1 (City Avenue) between Interstate 76 and U.S. 30 (Lancaster Avenue) in Philadelphia and Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, by installing adaptive traffic signals to improve traffic flow and pedestrian safety along the corridor. The project is scheduled to finish in November 2017.
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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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PECO is scheduled to close Wynnewood Road between Bowman Avenue and North Wynnewood Avenue in Lower Merion Township and Narberth Borough, Montgomery County, beginning Monday, August 22, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for gas main installation. The weekday closure of Wynnewood Road will be in effect through late January 2017.

During construction, Wynnewood Road through traffic will be detoured over U.S. 1 (City Avenue) and U.S. 30 (Lancaster Avenue). Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area.


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CHESTER COUNTY


Construction is expected to begin on Wednesday, August 24 on a $2.2 million project to repair and resurface nearly 10 miles on four state highways state highways in Chester County.  This week, crews are scheduled to mill Route 724 (Schuylkill Road) between the Berks County line and Whartnaby Street in North Coventry Township, Chester County, on Wednesday, August 24, and Thursday, August 25, from 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning.

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Right lane closures are scheduled on westbound and eastbound U.S. 422 between the Route 363 (Trooper Road) and U.S. 202 interchanges in Chester County, on Wednesday, August 24, through Friday, August 26, from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM, for roadwork.

PennDOT advises drivers to allow additional time for travel on this section of U.S. 422 because slowdowns will occur. The contractor’s work schedule is dependent on the weather. 

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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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Route 472 (East Lancaster Avenue) will close between Vernon Street and Pine Street in Oxford Borough, Chester County, beginning Monday, August 1, for roadway reconstruction.  Route 472 (East Lancaster Avenue) will close Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM through early November.
                                                                  
During construction, Route 472 (East Lancaster Avenue) traffic will be detoured over Route 10 (Limestone Road) and U.S. 1. 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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DELAWARE COUNTY


On Sunday, August 14, through Thursday, August 18, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM, lane closures are scheduled on Route 452 (Pennell Road) between Dutton Mil Road and Jessica Way in Aston Township for resurfacing.
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On Sunday, August 14, through Thursday, August 18, from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM, lane closures are scheduled on Ridley Avenue between Chester Pike and Lincoln Avenue in Ridley Park and Prospect Park boroughs, Delaware County, for resurfacing.
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On Tuesday, August 16, through Thursday, August 18, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM, lane closures are scheduled on McDade Boulevard between Cooke Avenue and Chester Pike, in Collingdale and Glenolden boroughs, 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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