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I-95 Overnight Lane Closures Scheduled Next Week for Repair and Resurfacing Project in Bucks County

09/14/2017

King of Prussia, PA – Intermittent lane closures are scheduled on northbound Interstate 95 between New Falls Road and the Yardley Newtown Interchange on Monday, September 18, through Friday, September 22, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, for construction activities as part of a project to repair and resurface 13 miles of Interstate 95 in Bensalem, Bristol, Middletown and Lower Makefield townships, Bucks County.
 
In addition, intermittent lane closures are scheduled on U.S. 1 between the Woodbourne and Oxford Valley Road interchanges on Monday, September 18, through Friday, September 22, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, for bridge joint repairs.
 
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling on I-95 and U.S. 1 in the work areas because backups and delays will occur. The contractor’s schedule is weather dependent.
 
Under this improvement project, PennDOT is milling, overlaying and rehabilitating existing pavement; performing base repairs; installing new guide rail; repairing or replacing damaged traffic signs; performing minor bridge deck repairs; and installing rumble strips and delineators along the I-95 corridor in Bucks County. The entire project is scheduled to be completed in fall 2018.
 
James J. Anderson Construction Company, Inc. of Philadelphia is the general contractor on the $29,633,134 project, which is financed with 80 percent federal and 20 percent state funds.
 
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: Brad Rudolph, 610-205-6800
 
 
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