King of Prussia, PA – Lane restrictions are scheduled on Red Lion Road between Route 63 (Philmont Avenue) and Dale Road in Lower Moreland Township, Montgomery County, on Tuesday, December 4, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for road repair, as part of a project to repair and resurface 50 miles of state highway in Montgomery County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work area because slowdowns will occur. The contractor's schedule is dependent on the weather.
State highways completed under this resurfacing project include:
- Route 73 (Skippack Pike) between Green Hill Road and Mara Drive in Worcester and Whitpain townships;
- Route 113 (Bridge Road) between Route 73 (Skippack Pike) and Route 29 (Gravel Pike) in Skippack and Perkiomen townships;
- Ridge Pike between Crosskeys Road and Route 29 (First Avenue) in Lower Providence Township and Collegeville Borough; and
- Route 29 (Gravel Pike) between Ridge Pike/Main Street and Route 73 (Skippack Pike) in Collegeville Borough and Perkiomen Township.
Additional state highways scheduled for resurfacing under this contract include:
- Greenwood Avenue between Main Street and Wartman Road in Upper Providence and Perkiomen townships;
- Route 73 (Church Road) between Bethlehem Pike and Panther Road in Whitemarsh, Springfield and Cheltenham townships;
- Route 152 (Limekiln Pike) between Tennis Avenue and County Line Road in Horsham and Montgomery townships;
- Byberry Road from Philmont Avenue to just west of Reading Way in Lower Moreland Township;
- Stenton Avenue from Paper Mill Road to the bridge over Paper Mill Run in Springfield Township;
- Elm Street between Fayette Street and Colwell Lane in Conshohocken Borough;
- Upper Gulph Road/Old Gulph Road/Spring Mill Road between County Line Road and Route 320 (Montgomery Avenue) in Upper Merion and Lower Merion townships;
- Spring Mill Road between Old Gulph Road/Spring Mill Road and Route 23 (Conshohocken State Road) in Lower Merion Township;
- Wynnewood Road between U.S. 30 (Lancaster Avenue) and U.S. 1 (City Avenue) in Lower Merion Township and Narberth Borough;
- Hollow Road between Route 23 (Conshohocken State Road) and River Road in Lower Merion Township;
- Kenas Road between Route 463 (Horsham Road) and County Line Road in Montgomery Township;
- Blair Mill Road between Route 63 (Welsh Road) and County Line Road in Horsham and Upper Moreland townships;
- Militia Hill Road between Route 73 (Skippack Pike) and Butler Pike in Whitemarsh Township; and
- Main Street between Route 363 (Trooper Road) and Forrest Avenue in West Norriton and Lower Providence townships.
Under this improvement project, PennDOT is milling the existing roadway surface and repaving the state highways with new asphalt. The new pavement will seal the roadways and provide motorists with a smoother riding surface.
Allan Myers, LP of Worcester, Montgomery County, is the general contractor on the $13,260,444 project, which is financed with 100 percent state funds from Act 89, Pennsylvania’s Transportation Plan.
Work on the project is expected to be completed in spring 2018.
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