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WEEK of 07/15/19

 

 

Municipality:  Maiden Creek Township

Road name:  PA 73/Main Street

Between:  US 222/Allentown Pike and Park Road

Type of work:  Bridge Repair

Restriction:  PA 73/Main Street will be closed and detoured for repairs to the bridge over Willow Creek. Traffic will be detoured on US 222/Allentown Pike and Park Road. Expect significant delays and please use caution traveling through the area. Local access will be maintained for property owners only.

 Start date:  7/24/19

Est completion date:  8/23/19

Type of restriction:  24 Hours

Will rain cause delays?  Yes

Change/Update: Start date changed from July 22 to July 24. 

 

 

Municipality:  Maiden Creek Township

Road name:  PA 73/Main Street

Between:  US 222/Allentown Pike and Park Road

Type of work:  Bridge Repair

Restriction:  PA 73/Main Street will be closed and detoured for repairs to the bridge over Willow Creek. Traffic will be detoured on US 222/Allentown Pike and Park Road. Expect significant delays and please use caution traveling through the area. Local access will be maintained for property owners only.

Start date:  7/22/19

Est completion date:  8/23/19

Restriction:  24 Hours

Will rain cause delays?  Yes

 

 

Municipality:  Greenwich Township

Road name:  Interstate 78

Between:  Exit 35 (PA 143) and Exit 45 (PA 863)

Type of work:  Construction

Restriction:  Lane restriction on I-78 east and west. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.

Start date:  7/15/19

Est completion date:  7/19/19

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 PM To 06:00 AM

Will rain cause delays?  Yes

 

 

Municipality:  Bethel Township

Road name:  Interstate 78

Between:  Lebanon County Line and Exit 23 (Shartleville)

Type of work:  Litter Removal

Restriction:  Eastbound  lane restriction, shoulder moving operation.

Start date:  7/17/19

Est completion date:  7/17/19

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  09:00 AM To 02:00 PM

Will rain cause delays?  Yes

 

 

Municipality:  Bethel Township

Road name:  Interstate 78

Between:  Lebanon County Line and Exit 23 (Shartleville)

Type of work:  Litter Removal

Restriction:  West bound lane restriction, shoulder moving.

Start date:  7/18/19

Est completion date:  7/18/19

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  09:00 AM To 02:00 PM

Will rain cause delays?  Yes

 

 

Municipality:  Windsor Township

Road name:  Old Route 22

Between:  Sunday Road and PA 143

Type of work:  Shoulder Work/Widening

Restriction:  Lane restrictions with flagging East and West Bound.

Start date:  7/16/19

Est completion date:  7/17/19

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM

Will rain cause delays?  Yes

 

 

Municipality:  Windsor Township

Road name:  Mountain Road

Between:  PA 143 and Windsor Castle Road

Type of work:  Shoulder Work/Widening

Restriction:  Lane restrictions with flagging, North and South Bound

Start date:  7/18/19

Est completion date:  7/18/19

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM

Will rain cause delays?  Yes

 

 

Municipality:  Windsor Township

Road name:  Windsor Castle Road

Between:  Schappell Road  and Kohler Hill Road

Type of work:  Shoulder Work/Widening

Restriction:  Lane restrictions with flagging, East and West Bound.

Start date:  7/19/19

Est completion date:  7/19/19

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM

Will rain cause delays?  Yes

 

 

Municipality:  Muhlenberg Township

Road name:  Mount Laurel Road

Between:  Kutztown Road and Mount Vernon Street

Type of work:  Other

Restriction:   Lane restrictions with flagging, East and West bound.

Start date:  7/15/19

Est completion date:  7/18/19

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM

Will rain cause delays?  Yes

 

 

Municipality:  Longswamp Township

Road name:  Centennial Road

Between:  State Street and Woodside Avenue

Type of work:  Other

Restriction:  Lane restriction with flagging.

Start date:  7/15/19

Est completion date:  7/19/19

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM

Will rain cause delays?  Yes

Change/Update: 

 

 

Municipality:  City of Reading

Road name:  Business Route 222

Between:  Pike Street and Greenwich Street

Type of work:  Utility Work

Restriction:  Lane restrictions. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.

Start date:  7/8/19

Est completion date:  9/30/19

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  09:00 AM To 03:00 PM

Will rain cause delays?  No

 

 

Municipality:  Multiple

Road name:  Interstate 78

Between:  Exit 16 (Midway) and Exit 29 (PA 61)

Type of work:  Milling & Paving

Restriction:  Be alert for weeknight lane restrictions on I-78 east or west. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zones.

Start date:  7/8/19

Est completion date:  7/18/19

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 PM To 06:00 AM

Will rain cause delays?  Yes

 

 

Municipality:  City of Reading

Road name:  Business Route 222

Between:  Pike Street and Greenwich Street

Type of work:  Utility Work

Restriction:  Lane restrictions. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.

Start date:  7/8/19

Est completion date:  9/30/19

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  09:00 AM To 03:00 PM

Will rain cause delays?  No

 

 

Municipality:  Multiple

Road name:  Interstate 78

Between:  Exit 16 (Midway) and Exit 29 (PA 61)

Type of work:  Milling & Paving

Restriction:  Be alert for weeknight lane restrictions on I-78 east or west. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zones.

Start date:  7/8/19

Est completion date:  7/18/19

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 PM To 06:00 AM

Will rain cause delays?  Yes 

 

 

Municipality:  Cumru Township

Road name:  Interstate 176

Between:  Exit 11 (US 422) and Exit 7 (PA 10)

Type of work:  Bridge Repair

Restriction:  Lane restriction on I-176 north and south for deck repairs to the I-176 bridge over PA 724  Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.

Start date:  4/16/19

Est completion date:  7/18/19

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  12:00 AM To 12:00 AM

Will rain cause delays?  Yes

 

 

Municipality:  Greenwich Twp.

Road name:  PA 143 

Between:  Balthaser Road and Old Route 22

Type of work:  Bridge Repair

Restriction:  Road will be closed and detoured. Detour will utilize Balthauser Road to Clauss Road to Hilltop Road to Old Route 22.

Start date:  6/17/19

Est completion date:  8/9/19

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  12:00 AM To 12:00 AM

Will rain cause delays?  No 

 

 

Municipality:  Douglass Township

Road name:  Greshville Road

Between:  PA 562 / Reading Avenue and Winding Road

Type of work:  Bridge Repair

Restriction:  Greshville Road will be closed and detoured for repairs to the bridge over Ironstone Creek. Passenger vehicle traffic will be detoured on PA 562 and Farmington Avenue. Truck traffic will be detoured on PA 562, PA 73, PA 100 and Farmington Avenue. Allow for extra time traveling through the area. Work includes deck repairs, substructure repairs, and slope repairs.

Start date:  7/8/19

Est completion date:  9/6/19

Will rain cause delays?  Yes

 

 

Municipality:  Douglass Township

Road name:  Greshville Road

Between:  PA 562 / Reading Avenue and Winding Road

Type of work:  Bridge Repair

Restriction:  Greshville Road will be closed and detoured for repairs to the bridge over  Ironstone Creek. Passenger vehicle traffic will be detoured on PA 562 and Farmington Avenue. Truck traffic will be detoured on PA 562, PA 73, PA 100 and  Farmington Avenue. Allow for extra time traveling through the area. Work includes deck repairs, substructure repairs, and slope repairs.

Start date:  7/8/19

Est completion date:  9/6/19

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  12:00 AM To 12:00 AM

Will rain cause delays?  Yes

Change/Update:  Updated form original start date of 06/24.

 

 

 Municipality:  Muhlenberg Township/Laureldale Borough

Road name:  11th Street/Kutztown Road

Between:  PA 12 and Business Route 222

Type of work:  Milling & Paving

Restriction:  Lane restriction with flagging for a milling, concrete patching and paving project. Work will occur as follows;  Sunday through friday 06/23-07/05, and 09/03-10/15 (7:00 PM - 6:00 AM) .

Sunday through friday 07/08-07/26 (9:00 PM - 6:00 AM)

Monday through friday 07/08-08/30 (7:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Start date:  6/23/19

Est completion date:  9/15/19

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  12:00 AM To 12:00 AM

Will rain cause delays?  No

 

 

Municipality:  Exeter Township

Road name:  Business Route 422/Perkiomen Avenue

Between:  Exeter Township/St. Lawrence Borough Line and Neversink Road

Type of work:  Construction

Restriction:  The Perkiomen Avenue reconstruction project that began in June 2018 is moving into the next stage. During this stage there will be two lanes of traffic eastbound and westbound (four lanes total). There may be times when lanes are restricted to allow for shifting the lanes around while they reconstruct the roadway. 

This stage of the project includes water line work, drainage, traffic signal work at 36th and 37th streets, and full depth reconstruction of the roadway along this section of the Perkiomen Avenue project (from the Exeter Township/ St. Lawrence Borough line to Neversink Road). This stage of work is estimated to take approx. 3-4 months to complete, and access will be maintained for businesses and property owners in the work zone areas.  

Start date:  5/16/19

Est completion date:  9/30/19

Will rain cause delays?  Yes 

 

 

Municipality:  Exeter Township, St. Lawrence/Mount Penn boroughs

Road name:  Perkiomen Avenue/ Business Route 422 West

Between:  Neversink Road and Exeter Township/St. Lawrence Borough line

Type of work:  Construction

Restriction:  As part of the ongoing Perkiomen Reconstruction Project, westbound traffic will switched to a split lane configuration. Traffic in the right lane will only be able to continue on Business Route 422  or make right turns. Traffic is in the left lane  will only be able to continue on Business Route 422 or make left turns at only 36th and 37th streets.

Start date:  4/24/19

Est completion date:  11/29/19

Restrictions in effect (time of day):  12:00 AM To 12:00 AM

Will rain cause delays?  No

 

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