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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 8/22/16

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today three ramps originally scheduled to close tomorrow at the US 22 interchange with Fullerton Avenue in Whitehall Township, Lehigh County will now close Friday night. The delay is due to the rainy weather this week.
 
On Friday night, August 19, the US 22 east ramp to Fullerton Avenue will be closed and detoured. The posted detour will utilize PA 145/Seventh Street and Fairmont Avenue. This closure is expected to last until the end of May 2017. The Fullerton Avenue ramp to US 22 east will remain open.
 
Also Friday night, the US 22 west ramp to Fullerton Avenue and the Fullerton Avenue ramp to US 22 west will both be closed and detoured. The posted detour will utilize PA 145/MacArthur Road, Grape Street and Third Street. This closure is also expected to last until the end of May 2017.
 
Then on August 22 the two northbound lanes on Fullerton Avenue are scheduled to be shifted onto the newly built section of the Fullerton Avenue Bridge over US 22. Northbound Fullerton Avenue will remain restricted to two 11' wide lanes at the bridge over US 22, and southbound Fullerton Avenue will remain closed and detoured between Park Street and Pershing Street. The posted detour utilizes Park Street, 5th Street and Fairmont Avenue. This traffic pattern is expected to be in place until the end of May 2017.

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Municipality: Whitehall Township
ROAD NAME: US 22
BETWEEN: PA 145 AND Airport Road
Type of Work: Inspection
RESTRICTION: Lane restriction in both directions for bridge inspection of the US 22 bridge over the Lehigh River. 8/20 Eastbound lane restriction. 8/21 Westbound lane restriction.
Please watch for stopped traffic and use caution when traveling through the work area.
START DATE: 08/20/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 08/21/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 6:00 AM To 2:00 PM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


Municipality: Slatington
ROAD NAME: Main Street
BETWEEN: PA 873 AND PA 248
Type of Work: Inspection
RESTRICTION: Westbound lane restriction from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM.
Eastbound lane restriction from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM.
START DATE: 08/25/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 08/25/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 8:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


Municipality: City of Allentown
ROAD NAME: PA 145
BETWEEN: US 22 AND Tilghman Street
Type of Work: Inspection
RESTRICTION: Northbound lane restriction from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM.
Southbound lane restriction from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM.
START DATE: 08/23/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 08/23/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 8:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


Municipality: City of Allentown
ROAD NAME: Tilghman Street
BETWEEN: PA 145 AND Front Street
Type of Work: Inspection
RESTRICTION: Westbound lane restriction from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM.
Eastbound lane restriction from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM.
Flaggers will be required.
START DATE: 08/24/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 08/24/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 8:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


Municipality: City of Allentown
ROAD NAME: Union Boulevard
BETWEEN: North Ellsworth Street AND North Fenwick Street
Type of Work: Other
RESTRICTION: Single lane each direction for curbing work. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.
START DATE: 08/22/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 08/26/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


Municipality: Whitehall & Hanover Townships
ROAD NAME: US 22
BETWEEN: PA 145/MacArthur Road/Seventh Street AND Airport Road Type of Work: Construction RESTRICTION: Lane restrictions on US 22 east and west for shoulder work and overhead bridge work. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.
START DATE: 08/23/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 08/27/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 10:00PM To 5:00 Am
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


Municipality: Lower Macungie Township
ROAD NAME: US 222 North
BETWEEN: Mill Creek Road AND Krocks Road
Type of Work: Guide Rail Repair
RESTRICTION: Lane restrictions for barrier and guide rail work. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.
START DATE: 08/22/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 08/23/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 6:00 PM To 6:00 AM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES



Municipality: Lower Macungie, South Whitehall and Salisbury Townships
ROAD NAME: Interstate 78
BETWEEN: Exit 49 (PA 100) AND Northampton County Line
Type of Work: Drainage
RESTRICTION: Lane restriction, eastbound. Please watch for stopped traffic and use caution when traveling through the work area.
START DATE: 08/22/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 08/23/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 AM To 2:00 PM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES



Municipality: Lower Macungie, South Whitehall and Salisbury Townships
ROAD NAME: Interstate 78
BETWEEN: Northampton County Line AND Exit 49 (PA 100)
Type of Work: Drainage
RESTRICTION: Lane restriction, westbound. Please watch for stopped traffic and use caution when traveling through the work area.
START DATE: 08/24/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 08/25/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 AM To 2:00 PM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


Municipality: Weisenberg Township
ROAD NAME: PA 863
BETWEEN: Interstate 78 AND Kistler Valley Road
Type of Work: Other
RESTRICTION: Lane restriction with flagging. Please watch for stopped traffic and use caution when traveling through the work area.
START DATE: 08/22/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 08/26/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 AM To 2:00 PM
Will Rain Cause Delays?


Municipality: City of Allentown
ROAD NAME: Lehigh Street
BETWEEN: 31st Street AND Interstate 78
Type of Work: Utility Work
RESTRICTION: Lane restriction in the southbound direction for water line replacement work. Work will occur weeknights only (Monday-Thursday). Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.
START DATE: 07/25/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 09/23/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 6:00 PM To 6:00 AM
Will Rain Cause Delays? YES


Municipality: North Whitehall, Heidelberg, and Lynn twps.
ROAD NAME: PA 309
BETWEEN: PA 873 AND Schuylkill County Line
Type of Work: Milling & Paving
RESTRICTION:  Work will occur mostly on weekday between the hours of 8:00 pm and 6:00 AM. Please use caution when traveling through work zone.
START DATE: 07/05/2016  
Est. Completion Date: 10/14/2016
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 8:00 PM To 6:00 AM


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.  Motorists are advised to expect delays and use caution driving through the area. Work on the project is expected to be complete in December.