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U.S. 1 North Ramp to I-295 West to Close for Bridge Rehabilitation Project in Middletown Township - Lane restrictions also planned next week on several ramps at the U.S. 1/I-295 Interchange

07/15/2021

King of Prussia, PA – The ramp from U.S. 1 North to westbound Interstate 295 in Middletown Township, Bucks County will close beginning Monday, August 2, as part of a bridge rehabilitation project, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today. The closure will remain in place through late December.

During the closure, U.S. 1 North motorists will be directed to use the I-295 East Interchange, the U.S. 1 South Interchange, and the I-295 West Interchange.

In addition, lane restrictions are also scheduled on several ramps at the U.S. 1/I-295 Interchange in Middletown Township, on Tuesday, July 20, from 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM, for line striping operations.

The work locations are:

  • U.S. 1 North ramp to I-295 East;
  • I-295 East ramp to U.S. 1 South; and
  • U.S. 1 South ramp to I-295 West.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work area because slowdowns will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

The U.S. 1 North ramp is one of seven structures in Bucks, Chester, and Montgomery counties that PennDOT is repairing/replacing under a $6.5 million project financed with 100 percent state funds.

Other structures scheduled for culvert replacements/rehabilitations include the following:

  • Richland Pike over Cooks Creek in Springfield Township, Bucks County;
  • Saginaw Road over Big Elk Creek in East Nottingham and New London townships, Chester County;
  • Lower State Road over branch of Mill Creek in Doylestown Borough, Bucks County;
  • 5th Street over Little Elk Creek in East Nottingham Township, Chester County;
  • Barnsley Road over branch of Northeast Creek in East Nottingham, Chester County; and
  • Washington Lane over branch of Pennypack Creek in Lower Moreland Township, Montgomery County.

Loftus Construction, Inc. of Cinnaminson, N.J., is the general contractor on the bridge/culvert improvement project. Work on the entire project is expected to be completed winter 2024.

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warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 1,000 traffic cameras.

For a complete list of construction projects impacting state-owned highways in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, visit www.penndot.gov/District6TrafficBulletin.

Information about infrastructure in District 6 including completed work and significant projects, is available at www.penndot.gov/D6Results. Find PennDOT’s planned and active construction projects at www.projects.penndot.gov.

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