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Travel Restrictions Scheduled Next Week for Tree Trimming Operations in Bucks and Chester Counties

02/08/2018

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

The work schedule is:
 
• Monday, February 12, and Tuesday, February 13, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Forest Grove Road at New Hope Road in Buckingham Township, Bucks County;
• Monday, February 12, through Friday, February 16, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Route 724 (Schuylkill Road) from Catfish Lane to just west of Scholl Road, in North Coventry Township, Chester County; and
• Wednesday, February 14, through Friday, February 16, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Route 611 (Easton Road) at Laurie Hill Road in Nockamixon 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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