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Travel Restrictions Scheduled Next Week on Several State Highways for Maintenance Operations in the Philadelphia Region

07/13/2017

King of Prussia, PA – Travel restrictions are scheduled next week on several state highways in Montgomery, Chester and Delaware counties for maintenance operations, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

The work schedule is:
 
• Monday, July 17, from 7:00 PM to 5:30 AM, Flourtown Road is scheduled to close between Butler Pike and Joshua Road in Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery County for base repair. During construction, Flourtown Road motorists will be detoured over Butler Pike and Joshua Road;
• Monday, July 17, and Tuesday, July 18, from 7:00 PM to 5:30 AM, Johnson Road is scheduled to close between Belvoir Road and Plymouth Road in Plymouth Township, Montgomery County for base repair. During construction, Johnson Road motorists will be detoured over Sandy Hill Road, Gallagher Road, Chemical Road and Germantown Pike;
• Monday, July 17, and Tuesday, July 18, from 7:00 PM to 5:30 AM, Plymouth Road is scheduled to close between Johnson Road and Sandy Hill Road in Plymouth Township, Montgomery County. During construction, Plymouth Road motorists will be detoured over Sandy Hill Road, Gallagher Road, Chemical Road and Germantown Pike;
• Monday, July 17, and Tuesday, July 18, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on U.S. 322 (Brandywine Avenue/Downingtown Pike) between Boot Road and Sugars Bridge Road in East Caln and West Bradford townships, Chester County for base repair;
• Monday, July 17, through Thursday, July 20, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, lane restrictions are scheduled on U.S. 30 (Coatesville/Downingtown Bypass) between the Airport Road and Route 340 (Kings Highway) interchanges in Valley and Caln townships, Chester County for median stabilization;
• Monday, July 17, through Thursday, July 20, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, lane closures are scheduled on U.S. 1 between Route 896 (Newark Road) and Route 41 (Gap Newport Pike) in London Grove, Penn and Lower Oxford townships, Chester County for shoulder work;
• Monday, July 17, through Friday, July 21, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, intermittent lane closures are scheduled on Route 401 (Conestoga Road) between Route 82 (Manor Road/Chestnut Street) and Route 345 (Bulltown Road) in East Nantmeal and West Nantmeal townships, Chester County for crack sealing;
• Tuesday, July 18, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, a right lane closure is scheduled on the ramp from northbound U.S. 1 (Baltimore Pike) to U.S. 1 (Media Bypass) in Middletown Township, Delaware County for tree removal operations;
• Wednesday, July 19, and Thursday, July 20, from 7:00 PM to 5:30 AM, Walton Road is scheduled to close between Stenton Aenue and Route 73 (Skippack Pike) in Whitpain Township, Montgomery County for base repair. During construction, Walton Road motorists will be detoured over Stenton Avenue, Penllyn Blue Bell Pike and Route 73 (Skippack Pike); and
• Thursday, July 20, from 7:00 PM to 5:30 AM, Flinthill Road is scheduled to close between Route 320 (Swedeland Road) and Coates Lane/Jefferson Street in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County for base repair. During construction, Flinthill Road motorists will be detoured over Swedeland Road, Jefferson Street, Colbert Street, New Church Road and 4th Street.
 
Local access will be maintained up to the construction zones. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling near the work areas because slowdowns will occur during construction. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
 
For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by Act 89, or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit www.projects.penndot.gov.
 
A list of weekly road restrictions and PennDOT maintenance operations in the five-county Philadelphia region is available by visiting the District 6 Traffic Bulletin at www.penndot.gov/District6.
 
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 825 traffic cameras.
 
511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.
 
For more PennDOT information, visit www.penndot.gov. Follow local PennDOT information on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPhilly, and follow the department on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pennsylvaniadepartmentoftransportation and Instagram at www.instagram.com/pennsylvaniadot.
 
MEDIA CONTACT: Chelsea Lacey-Mabe, 610-205-6799
 
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