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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 5/23/16

ROAD NAME: Interstate 78
BETWEEN: Exit 49 (PA 100) AND Exit 40 (PA 737)
Type of Work: Bridge Repair
RESTRICTION: Nightly lane restriction for bridge work related to the ongoing PA 863 Bridge over I-78 replacement project.
START DATE: 05/23/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 06/10/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 7:00 PM To 6:00 AM


Municipality: Catasaqua Borough
ROAD NAME: Pine Street
BETWEEN: Race Street AND Lehigh Street
Type of Work: Inspection
RESTRICTION: 5/26/2016 Westbound lane closure.
5/27/2016 Eastbound lane closure.  Flaggers will be required.
START DATE: 05/26/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 05/27/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 8:00 AM To 3:00 AM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


Municipality: South Whitehall Township ROAD NAME: US 22
BETWEEN: PA 309 AND 15th Street
Type of Work: Bridge Repair
RESTRICTION: Lane restrictions on US 22 east and west for bridge maintenance work. Work will occur on the underside of the Cedar Crest Boulevard Bridge over US 22. No work or lane restrictions will occur Memorial Day weekend (May 27 - 30).
START DATE: 05/23/2016
Est. Completion Date: 06/03/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 PM To 6:00 AM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


Municipality: Bethlehem City
ROAD NAME: Schoenersville Road
BETWEEN: US 22 AND Entrance to Lehigh Valley Health Network Campus
Type of Work: Other
RESTRICTION: Lane shifts and sporadic lane restrictions for Highway Occupancy Permit work being performed by a contractor for Lehigh Valley Health network.
START DATE: 03/29/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 05/27/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 AM To 3:00 PM


Municipality: Weisenberg Township
ROAD NAME: PA 863/Golden Key Road
BETWEEN: Interstate 78 East AND Interstate 78 West
Type of Work: Bridge Repair
RESTRICTION:  PA 863 at I-78 will close for the replacement of the PA 863 Bridge over I-78.  During the PA 863 Bridge closure, traffic wishing to access PA 863 south from I-78 west will be detoured to Exit 40 (PA 737) to I-78 east to exit 45 (PA 863). Traffic wishing to access PA 863 north from I-78 east will be detoured to Exit 49 (PA 100) to I-78 west to exit 45 (PA 863).
START DATE: 04/21/2016
Est. Completion Date: 06/22/2016
Restriction: 24 hours
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


Municipality: City of Bethlehem
ROAD NAME: Schoenersville Road
BETWEEN: Macada Road AND US 22
Type of Work: Construction
RESTRICTION: Lane restrictions for roadway widening. Use caution driving through the work zone. The work is being performed under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit by a contractor working for Lehigh Valley Health Network.
START DATE: 04/12/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 07/01/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


City of Allentown
ROAD NAME: Tilghman Street
BETWEEN: Front Street AND Union Boulevard
Type of Work: Milling & Paving
RESTRICTION: Expect weekday lane restrictions for milling, paving, curb ramp and sidewalk restoration work. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone. Motorists may wish to use American Parkway as an alternate route.
START DATE: 04/28/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 10/27/2017
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 7:00 AM To 9:00 PM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES
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Work has begun to improve the intersection of PA 145/MacArthur Road and PA 329/Main Street in Whitehall Township, Lehigh County.
Motorists should expect sporadic lane restrictions on PA 145 and PA 329 from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m., and 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., and are encouraged to check 511PA before their trip for information on lane restrictions. There will be no restrictions during major holiday weekends, Egypt Community Day (June 4) or the Cement Belt Fair (last week of June).
Motorists are advised to expect delays and use caution driving through the area. Work on the project is expected to be complete in December.