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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 06/29/15

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 for construction work. 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.
START DATE: 06/30/2014  
Est. Completion Date: 06/30/2014
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 AM To 3:00 PM
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Municipality: Upper Macungie Township
ROAD NAME: Interstate 78
BETWEEN: Exit 45 (PA 863) AND Exit 49 (PA 100)
Type of Work: Inspection
RESTRICTION: 6/30/2015 Westbound lane restriction.
7/1/2015 Eastbound lane restriction.
START DATE: 06/30/2015  
Est. Completion Date: 07/01/2015
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 AM To 3:00 PM _____________________________________________________
Municipality: City of Bethlehem
ROAD NAME: PA 378
BETWEEN: US 22 AND Hill-to-Hill Bridge
Type of Work: Paving
RESTRICTION: Lane restriction in both directions for patching work related to the ongoing PA 378 resurfacing project. This is a moving operations. Please use caution when traveling through work zone.
START DATE: 06/29/2015
Est. Completion Date: 07/17/2015
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 7:00 PM To 6:00 AM
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Municipality: South Whitehall Township
ROAD NAME: Walbert Avenue at Whitehall Avenue
Type of Work: Utility Work
RESTRICTION: Lane shifts at the intersection of Walbert and Whitehall avenues for UGI utility work. Please use caution driving through the work zone.
START DATE: 06/29/2015
Est. Completion Date: 06/29/2015
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 8:30 AM To 1:00 PM
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Municipality: South Whitehall Township
ROAD NAME: Mauch Chunk Road
BETWEEN: Whitehall Avenue AND Schadt Avenue Type of Work: Inspection
RESTRICTION: Northbound lane restriction with flagging.
START DATE: 06/29/2015  
Est. Completion Date: 06/29/2015
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 AM To 3:00 PM _____________________________________________________
Municipality: South Whitehall Township
ROAD NAME: Springhouse Road
BETWEEN: Walbert Avenue AND Tilghman Street
Type of Work: Inspection
RESTRICTION: Northbound lane restriction from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
Southbound lane restriction from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM Flaggers will be required.
START DATE: 07/02/2015  
Est. Completion Date: 07/02/2015
Restrictions in Effect (time of day): 9:00 AM To 3:00 PM