King of Prussia, PA – U.S. 422 will be reduced to a single lane next week for various construction activities under a project to rehabilitate pavement and repair seven structures along a five-mile section of U.S. 422 between the Royersford/Trappe and Sanatoga interchanges in Limerick and Lower Pottsgrove townships, Montgomery County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
The work schedule is:
- Sunday, August 9, through Friday, August 14, from 7:00 PM to 2:00 PM the following afternoon, alternating left and right lane closures will be in place on westbound U.S. 422 between Township Line Road and Evergreen Road and at the Sanatoga Interchange;
- Thursday, August 13, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 AM the following morning, alternating left and right lane closures will be in place on eastbound U.S. 422 between Airport Road and Lewis Road;
- Friday, August 14, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM the following evening, alternating left and right lane closures will be in place on eastbound U.S. 422 between Airport Road and Lewis Road; and
- Friday, August 14, from 7:00 PM to 4:00 PM the following afternoon, alternating left and right lane closures will be in place on westbound U.S. 422 between Township Line Road and Evergreen Road and at the Sanatoga Interchange.
In addition, Troutman Road under U.S. 422 between Ashenfelter Road and Arcola Road in Upper Pottsgrove Township will be reduced to a single lane with flagging on Monday, August 10, through Friday, August 14, from 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM for bridge reconstruction.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
Work on this project will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of Health guidance as well as a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan, which will include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the jobsite, special signage and relevant training.
Under this two-year improvement project, PennDOT’s contractor will mill, overlay and rehabilitate existing U.S. 422 pavement; perform bridge deck repairs, concrete and joint patching, sealing and drainage improvements; install new guide rail and rumble strips; and repair or replace damaged traffic signs along the corridor.
H & K Group Inc. of Skippack, Montgomery County is the general contractor on the $19.1 million project which is financed with 100 percent federal funds. The entire project is expected to be completed in summer 2021. For information, visit www.422improvements.com.
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