I-76 Daytime Lane Closure in Upper Merion

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UPPER MERION TWP, PA — Interstate 76 motorists will experience a right lane closure in both directions between the North Gulph Road/Valley Forge and U.S. 202/U.S. 422 interchanges in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, on Tuesday, June 22, for bridge inspection, stated the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).

The lane closure will take place westbound from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and eastbound from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work area because slowdowns may occur. All scheduled activities are weather-dependent.

PennDOT states that the work on these inspections 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 job site, special signage and relevant training.

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The inspections are part of PennDOT’s program to inspect bridges at least once every two years. The inspections ensure the safety and overall condition of the structures.

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