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Weekly Roadwork - Lehigh County

Published On: Aug 10 2011 10:17:32 PM EDT
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Information provided by PennDOT

WEEK of 05/18/15

Municipality: Upper Macungie Twp.
ROAD NAME: Cetronia Road
BETWEEN: Steeplechase Lane AND Daniel Street
RESTRICTION: Lane restrictions for the installation of High Friction Surface Treatment on curves in the roadway. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.
START DATE: 05/20/2015
Est. Completion Date: 05/21/2015
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 8:00 AM To 4:00 PM
Change/Update:
12/20/15 (3:45 p.m.) - The contractor had an equipment issue and is finished for today. They will return to this location tomorrow morning.            _________________________________________________________________________
Municipality: Lower & Upper Macungie twps.
ROAD NAME: Schantz Road
BETWEEN: Hamilton Boulevard AND Cetronia Road
RESTRICTION: Lane restrictions for the application of High Friction Surface Treatment (HFS) on curves in the roadway. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.
START DATE: 05/20/2015
Est. Completion Date: 05/20/2015
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 8:30 AM To 4:00 PM
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Municipality: City of Allentown
ROAD NAME: Eighth Street/Albertus L. Meyers Bridge between Union and Lehigh streets.
Type of Work: Bridge Repair
RESTRICTION: Northbound bridge traffic will be closed and detoured to allow cement trucks to deliver cement for portions of the new bridge deck. Northbound traffic will be detoured on St. John Street, South Sixth Street, West Wyoming Street, South Fifth Street, Auburn Street, Lehigh Street, Union Street, South Sixth Street and Linden Street. Access will be maintained for pedestrians and emergency vehicles. Northbound access is expected to be restored at 3 p.m.
For the duration of the project the southbound travel lane on the bridge is closed and detoured. The posted detour for southbound traffic uses Union and Lehigh streets. To accommodate the detour, the City of Allentown has temporarily implemented a two-way traffic pattern on Union Street between Seventh and Eighth streets for the duration of the project (this section of Union Street is usually one way westbound).
Pedestrian access is being maintained with one of the two sidewalks remaining open during construction.
The project is scheduled to be complete in December 2016. All schedules are subject to change.
START DATE: 05/21/2014  Est. Completion Date: 05/21/2014 Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 AM To 3:00 PM
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Motorists may encounter short delays next week in the vicinity of the 15th Street Bridge in the city of Allentown.
City crews will be working on 15th St from Elm Street to Wyoming Street digging out and restoring certain parts of the road all next week in preparation for paving. There will be lane restrictions with flagmen in place from approximately 7am to 4pm daily beginning Monday, May 18.
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ROAD NAME: Cedar Crest Blvd at Broadway Street/Parkway Blvd
Type of Work: Other  
RESTRICTION: Lane and shoulder restriction for core drilling work at the Cedar Crest Blvd over the Little Cedar Creek in City of Allentown and South Whitehall Twp. Also the traffic signal at the intersection will be in flash mode during drilling operations. Please use caution when traveling through work zone. This work is for the upcoming Cedar Crest Blvd. Bridge Replacement Project.
START DATE: 05/18/2015  
Est. Completion Date: 06/17/2015
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 8:00 PM To 6:00 AM
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ROAD NAME: US 222
BETWEEN: I-78 AND PA 100
Type of Work: Construction
RESTRICTION: US 222 will be lane restricted in both directions for signal work at intersections throughout the corridor. This work is related to the ongoing US 222 resurfacing project. Please use caution
START DATE: 05/04/2015  
Est. Completion Date: 05/22/2015
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 AM To 3:00 PM
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Municipality: Catasauqua Borough & Hanover Township
ROAD NAME: Race Street
BETWEEN: Lehigh River Bridge AND PA 987/Airport Road
Type of Work: Milling & Paving
RESTRICTION: Lane restrictions. Expect significant delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.
START DATE: 05/18/2015
Est. Completion Date: 05/20/2015
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 7:00 AM To 4:00 PM