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 23, from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM, alternating left or right lane closures will be in place on westbound U.S. 422 between Country Club Road and Evergreen Road;
- Sunday, August 23, through Friday, August 28, 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 Limerick and Sanatoga interchanges;
- Monday, August 24, through Wednesday, August 26, from 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging will occur on Troutman Road under U.S. 422 between Ashenfelter Road and Arcola Road;
- Monday, August 24, through Wednesday, August 26, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM, a left or right lane closure will be in place on eastbound U.S. 422 between Airport Road and Lewis Road;
- Wednesday, August 26, through Friday, August 28, from 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging will occur on Upper Indian Head Road between Cider Mill Road and Winding Ridge Road; and
- Friday, August 28, from 7:00 PM to 7:00 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 Limerick and Sanatoga interchanges.
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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