King of Prussia, PA – PECO is planning to close Brownsville Road between Philadelphia Avenue and Central Avenue in Bensalem and Lower Southampton townships, Bucks County, on Thursday, July 26, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for tree removal operations, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
During the closure Brownsville Road motorists will be detoured over Old Street Road, Route 132 (Street Road), Route 213 (Bridgetown Pike) and Bristol Road.
Local access will be maintained up to construction zone. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling near the work area. The schedule is weather dependent.
PECO will complete this project under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit.
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 860 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.
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