Next Week, Avoid U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Expressway) at Night

Traffic Advisory

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Lane restrictions will be in place at night next week on northbound U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Expressway) between Interstate 76 and Fox Street in Philadelphia for construction activities on the overhead Fox Street bridge, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced.

The work schedule is:

  • Monday, September 12, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, northbound U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Expressway) will be reduced to a single lane; and
  • Tuesday, September 13, through Friday, September 16, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, northbound U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Expressway) will be reduced to two lanes.

Periodic lane closures will also be in place at night next week on northbound and southbound U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Expressway) between the 16th Street and Fox Street overpasses. The work schedule is:

  • Monday, September 12, through Thursday, September 15, periodically from 6:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, southbound U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Expressway) may be reduced to a single lane; and
  • Monday, September 12, through Thursday, September 15, periodically from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, northbound U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Expressway) may be reduced to a single lane.

Motorists are being advised to allow extra time when traveling on U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Expressway) through the work areas because slowdowns and backups will occur.  All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

South State, Inc. of Bridgeton, N.J. is the general contractor on the $92.4 million project, which is financed with 80% federal and 20% state funds.

Motorists can check current road conditions by visiting the MyChesCo Traffic Center. Stay up to date on the latest news and information from MyChesCo with our free newsletter.

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