Project to improve the intersections of US 222 & PA 73, US 222 & Genesis Drive, and US 222 & Schaeffer Road in Maidencreek Township, Berks County.
The project includes replacing the signalized intersection of US 222/Genesis Drive with a modern roundabout, the additional of a roundabout at US 222/Schaeffer Road, and the widening of the US 222/PA 73 intersection with turn lanes and upgraded signalization.
Motorists should remain alert for changing traffic patterns when traveling through the area of these intersections until all work is complete.
The average daily traffic volume on US 222 through the project limits is 26,015 vehicles daily north of the PA 73 intersection and 22,563 vehicles daily south of the PA 73 intersection.
Work on this project will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of Health guidance as well as a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan, which will include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the jobsite, and relevant training.