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U.S. 422 Closure, Lane Restrictions Next Week for Construction on Three Improvement Projects in Montgomery and Chester Counties

06/06/2019

King of Prussia, PA – U.S. 422 motorists will encounter several travel restrictions next week at various locations in Montgomery and Chester counties for construction activities on three separate projects to reconstruct, rehabilitate and improve the expressway, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

Weather permitting, the work schedule is:
  • Sunday, June 9, from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, the right lane and shoulder will close on eastbound U.S. 422 between Park Road and Township Line Road in Limerick and Lower Pottsgrove townships, Montgomery County for saw cutting;
  • Monday, June 10, and Tuesday, June 11, from 2:00 AM to 2:00 PM, the left lane will close on westbound U.S. 422 between Township Line Road and Park Road for survey, and erosion and sediment control;
  • Monday, June 10, through Saturday, June 15, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 AM the following morning, the right lane and shoulder will close on eastbound U.S. 422 between Park Road and Township Line Road for concrete patching;
  • Wednesday, June 12, from 2:00 AM to 11:00 AM, the right lane and shoulder will close on westbound U.S. 422 between Township Line Road and Park Road for sign and barrier installation;
  • Thursday, June 13, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, the right lane will close on eastbound U.S. 422 between the Route 363 (Trooper Road) and Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) interchanges in Lower Providence, West Norriton and Upper Merion townships, Montgomery County for a traffic pattern shift; 
  • Thursday, June 13, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, periodic 15-minute traffic stoppages will occur on eastbound U.S. 422 between the Route 363 (Trooper Road) and U.S. 202 interchanges for bridge railing installation;
  • Thursday, June 13, from 9:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning, periodic 15-minute traffic stoppages will occur on westbound U.S. 422 between the U.S. 202 and Route 363 (Trooper Road) interchanges for bridge railing installation; and
  • Thursday, June 13, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, westbound U.S. 422 will be closed and detoured at the Stowe Interchange in West Pottsgrove Township, Montgomery County. During the closure, westbound U.S. 422 motorists will exit at the Stowe Interchange and follow Grosstown Road and High Street/Benjamin Franklin Highway to access westbound U.S. 422 in Douglass Township, Berks County.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling on U.S. 422 in the work areas because backups and delays will occur. In the event of weather, the operations will be postponed until the following night if needed.

For information on these projects and PennDOT’s entire U.S. 422 improvement program, visit www.422improvements.com.

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