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Travel Restrictions Scheduled on Several State Highways Next Week for Tree Removal Operations in Chester and Bucks Counties

12/14/2017

King of Prussia, PA – Daytime travel restrictions are scheduled next week on several state highways for tree removal operations in Chester and Bucks counties, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

The work schedule is:
 
• Monday, December 18, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Little Washington Lyndell Road between Route 282 (Creek Road) and Marshall Road in East Brandywine Township, Chester County;
• Monday, December 18, and Tuesday, December 19, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Minsi Trail between Route 113 (Souderton Road) and Quarry Road in Hilltown Township, Bucks County;
• Monday, December 18, and Tuesday, December 19, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on New Galena Road at Barry Road in New Britain Township, Bucks County;
• Wednesday, December 20, and Thursday, December 21, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on New Galena Road at Farber Driver in New Britain Township, Bucks County; and
• Wednesday, December 20, and Thursday, December 21, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Geigel Hill Road at Upper Tinicum Church Road in Tinicum Township, Bucks County.
 
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through 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, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 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 850 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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