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Bristol Road Open to Traffic in Bensalem Township, Bucks County


King of Prussia, PA – Bristol Road between Spruce Avenue and U.S. 1 (Lincoln Highway) opened to traffic this morning in Bensalem Township, Bucks County following a two-day closure due to severe deterioration of a pipe, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

The state highway will close again on Monday, February 11, through Wednesday, February 13, for additional repair.

During the closure, Bristol Road motorists will be detoured over U.S. 1 (Lincoln Highway), Route 132 (Street Road), and Route 213 (Bridgetown Pike). Local access will be maintained up to the closure. The schedule is weather dependent.

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