Bridge, Roadway Construction Planned Next Week on U.S. 1 in Bensalem Township

road workImage via Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

BENSALEM TWP, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that bridge and roadway construction will continue next week on U.S. 1 between the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Penndel/Business U.S. 1 interchanges under a project to reconstruct, widen and improve a 1.3-mile section of U.S. 1 in Bensalem and Middletown townships, Bucks County.

The work schedule and location are:

  • Monday, January 16, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, northbound U.S.1 will be reduced to a single lane between the Turnpike and Route 413 exits for pavement core sampling.

Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through or near the work area. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

PennDOT is reconstructing and widening U.S. 1, improving the interchanges, and constructing new bridges over the Neshaminy Creek, Rockhill Drive, and over rail lines near the Penndel/Business U.S. 1 exit under the $113.3 million Section RC2 contract.

JD Eckman, Inc., of Atglen, PA is the general contractor on the project, which is scheduled to be completed in mid-2026.

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