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

06/02/2017

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

The work schedule is:
 
• Saturday, June 3, from 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM, the right lane is scheduled to close on the ramp from northbound Interstate 95 to Bridge Street in Philadelphia, for deck repair;

• Monday, June 5, through Wednesday, June 7, Bristol Road will be closed between Route 532 (Buck Road) and Route 232 (2nd Street Pike) in Northampton, Lower Southampton and Upper Southampton townships, Bucks County, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, for base repairs. During construction, Bristol Road motorists will be detoured over Route 532 (Buck Road), Bustleton Pike, Route 132 (Street Road), and Route 232 (2nd Street Pike);

• Monday, June 5, through Thursday, June 8, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Route 162 (Embreeville Road) between Route 82 (Doe Run Road) and Star Gazer Road in East Marlborough and Newlin townships, Chester County, for shoulder cutting;

• Monday, June 5, through Friday, June 9, from 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Route 926 (Street Road) between Creek Road and Westtown Road in Birmingham and Westtown townships, Chester County, and Thornbury Township, Delaware County, for base repairs;

• Monday, June 5, through Friday, June 9, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM, Terwood Road is scheduled to close between Valley Road and Davisville Road in Upper Moreland Township, Montgomery County, for base repair. During construction, Terwood Road motorists will be detoured over Route 63 (Welsh Road), Route 611 (York Road) and Davisville Road;

• Monday, June 5, through Friday, June 9, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the right lane is scheduled to close on southbound Route 100 between King Street and U.S. 422 in Pottstown Borough and Upper Pottsgrove Township, Montgomery County, for shoulder stabilization;

• Wednesday, June 7, and Thursday, June 8, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM, Blair Mill Road is scheduled to close between County Line Road and Route 611 (Easton Road) in Horsham and Upper Moreland townships, Montgomery County, for base repairs. During construction, Blair Mill Road motorists will be detoured over Mill Road, Route 611 (Easton Road), Route 263 (York Road), and County Line Road;

• Wednesday, June 7, Thursday, June 8, Monday, June 12, Wednesday, June 14, and Thursday, June 15, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Route 32 (River Road) is scheduled to close between Dark Hollow Road and Bridgeton Hill Road in Tinicum and Bridgeton townships, Bucks County, for milling and paving operations. During construction, Route 32 (River Road) traffic will be detoured over Dark Hollow Road, Route 413 (Durham Road), Route 611 (Easton Road)  and Marienstein/Bridgeton Hill Road. Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone; and

• Saturday, June 10, from 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM, the right lane is scheduled to close eastbound on the George C. Platt Memorial Bridge in Philadelphia, for concrete removal.
 
Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas. 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.
 
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: Bob Kent, 610-205-6801
 
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