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Weekly Roadwork - Bucks-Montgomery-Chester

Published On: Dec 17 2011 11:33:22 AM CST
Updated On: Sep 16 2014 04:25:49 PM CDT

Information provided by PennDOT
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Tuesday-Wednesday (Sept. 16-17) – Davisville Road will be closed and detoured between Terwood Road and Byberry Road in Upper Moreland Township, Montgomery County, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for milling and paving. Davisville Road through traffic will be detoured over Terwood Road, Route 263 (York Road) and Byberry Road.
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Thursday and Friday (Sept. 18-19) – Route 263 (Old York Road) will be restricted between Home Road and Byberry Road in Hatboro Borough, Montgomery County, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for milling and paving.
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Planebrook Road will be closed and detoured between Swedesford Road and U.S. Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue) in East Whiteland Township, Chester County, on Thursday (Sept. 18) and possibly Friday (Sept. 19) for overhead bridge construction.
Planebrook Road will be closed and detoured Thursday (Sept. 18) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to allow crews to set 6 concrete beams in place on the overhead Route 202 bridge. During the road closure, Planebrook Road through traffic will be detoured over Swedesford Road, Church Road and Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue). If all beams are not set in one day, Planebrook Road will be closed Friday (Sept. 19) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to complete the operation.
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Nighttime travel restrictions are scheduled on U.S. Route 202 and U.S. Route 422 in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County, and Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, for pavement patching.

Crews will work Sunday through Friday (Sept. 14-19) from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. in the following locations:

·    Route 202 North and South between I-76 and Route 252 (Valley Forge Road);
·    Route 422 East and West between First Avenue and Route 202; and
·    Route 202 North ramp to Interstate 76 East.

Drivers are advised to use extra care and allow additional time for travel through work areas because slowdowns will occur during construction.
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Overnight travel on U.S. Route 422 will be reduced to one lane in each direction approaching the Route 363 (Trooper Road) Interchange in West Norriton and Lower Providence townships, Montgomery County, on Wednesday through Friday (Sept. 17-19) for overhead bridge construction. 

Eastbound and westbound Route 422 will be reduced from two lanes to one at Route 363 (Trooper Road) on these three nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning while crews perform preparatory work in advance of painting steel beams on the Route 363 (Trooper Road) bridge over Route 422.
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One lane will be closed on westbound U.S. Route 422 between the Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) and Oaks interchanges in Lower Providence Township, Montgomery County, on Saturday (Sept. 13) from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. for resurfacing.
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Motorists will experience traffic slowdowns on northbound and southbound Interstate 95 between Taylorsville Road and the Philadelphia County line in Lower Makefield, Middletown and Bensalem townships, Bucks County, for brushing operations. Crews will close the right lane on northbound I-95 on Monday and Tuesday (Sept. 15-16) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and southbound on Wednesday and Thursday (Sept. 17-18) during the same time.
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Motorists will face weeknight and weekend lane closures and delays over the next week when traveling on Interstate 476 in Delaware and Montgomery counties for the resurfacing of deteriorated pavement.

Weather permitting, crews will repave areas of northbound and southbound I-476 from just south of the Route 3 (West Chester Pike) Interchange to the Interstate 76 Interchange.

The contractor’s upcoming work schedule is:

·    From 9 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 11) to 5 a.m. Friday (Sept. 12), lane closures  on I-476 South and I-476 North for milling and paving, respectively;
·    From 9 p.m. Friday (Sept. 12) to 10 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 13), lane closures on I-476 South for milling and I-476 North for paving;
·    From 9 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 13) to 10 a.m. Sunday (Sept. 14), lane closures on I-476 South for paving;
·    From 9 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 14) to 5 a.m. Monday (Sept. 15), lane closures on I-476 South for paving;
·    From 9 p.m. Monday (Sept. 15) to 5 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 16), lane closures on I-476 South for paving.
PennDOT advised drivers to use an alternate route or allow a considerable amount of additional time for travel on I-476 because backups will occur in the construction areas.
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Construction to widen Route 100 (Pottstown Pike) will result in a northbound lane closure next week between Ship Road and Route 113 (Uwchlan Avenue) in Uwchlan Township, Chester County. The northbound right lane will be closed on Route 100 (Pottstown Pike) on Monday through Friday (Sept. 15-19) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Drivers are advised to allow additional time for travel because slowdowns will occur. The contractor’s schedule is dependent on the weather.
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Almshouse Road will be closed and detoured weekdays between Meetinghouse Road and Mearns Road in Warwick Township, Bucks County, beginning Thursday, Sept. 11 through Friday, Sept. 19 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. for roadway repair. During construction, Almshouse Road will be detoured over Mearns Road, Bristol Road, and Route 263 (York Road).
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Weekday lane closures are scheduled on Route 363 (Trooper Road) near the U.S. Route 422 Interchange in West Norriton and Lower Providence townships, Montgomery County, from Monday (Sept. 8) through Friday, Sept. 19 for road construction.

Travel on Route 363 (Trooper Road) will be restricted to a single lane at the Route 422 Interchange weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for roadwork and conduit installation. Route 363 (Trooper Road) motorists should allow additional time for travel through the construction areas because slowdowns may occur.
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Monday and Tuesday (Sept. 15-16) – Davisville Road will be closed and detoured between Terwood Road and Byberry Road in Upper Moreland Township, Montgomery County, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for milling and paving. Davisville Road through traffic will be detoured over Terwood Road, Route 263 (York Road) and Byberry Road.
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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.
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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.
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Weekday and weeknight lane restrictions are scheduled on Route 132 (Street Road) between Route 532 (Bustleton Pike) and Route 611 (Easton Road) in Lower Southampton, Upper Southampton, Warminster and Warrington townships, Bucks County, on Monday, Sept. 15 through Friday, Sept. 26 for resurfacing. 

The contractor’s upcoming work schedule is:

·    Monday, Sept. 15 through Friday, Sept. 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., lane restrictions on Route 132 (Street Road) for patching, milling and line striping; and
·    Monday Sept. 22 through Friday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m., lane restrictions on Route 132 (Street Road) for milling, paving and line striping.

Route 132 (Street Road) motorists are advised to use extra care when driving through the work zone and to allow additional time for travel because slowdowns will occur. The operations are dependent on the weather.
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Sunoco Pipeline will restrict Route 23 (West Main Street) in Elverson Borough, Chester County, beginning Monday (Sept. 8) for pipeline maintenance, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) said today. Route 23 (West Main Street) will be restricted weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Sept. 22.
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Weeknight lane restrictions are scheduled on Route 232 (Huntingdon Pike) between Shady Lane in Rockledge Borough and Abington Township, and Route 63 (Welsh Road/Philmont Avenue) in Lower Moreland Township, Montgomery County, on Monday, Sept. 15 through Tuesday, Sept. 30 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for resurfacing. In addition to resurfacing the deteriorated pavement on Route 232 (Huntingdon Pike), crews will install ADA curb ramps, new pavement markings; upgrade pedestrian buttons at signalized intersections; and replace crosswalks at various intersections.
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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.
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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.
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Realen Valley Forge Greenes Associates will restrict North Gulp Road between U.S. Route 202 (DeKalb Pike) and Warner Road in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, beginning Monday, September 15 for roadway construction and drainage improvements, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced. North Gulph Road will be restricted weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. through the end of October.
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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, 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.