PennDOT Alert: Major Ramp Construction on U.S. 1, Plan for Delays

Travel Restrictions

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced that ramp construction is scheduled this week on U.S. 1. This marks an important milestone in the project to reconstruct, widen and improve a three-mile section of U.S. 1 in Bensalem and Middletown townships, Bucks County.

The ramp construction will take place on Thursday, May 11, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM, with northbound U.S. 1 reduced to a single lane from the Neshaminy and Penndel/Business U.S. 1 exits for setting a new traffic pattern at the ramp to Penndel/Business U.S. 1. The move will help shift off-ramp traffic onto a temporary ramp while the new, permanent ramp is built.

To make the transition as smooth as possible, drivers are being advised to allow extra time when traveling through or near the work areas. All scheduled activities are, of course, weather dependent.

This is just a part of the $113.5 million Section RC2 contract through which PennDOT aims to reconstruct and widen U.S 1, improve interchanges, and construct new bridges from the Turnpike Interchange in Bensalem Township to north of the Penndel/Business U.S. 1 in Middletown Township.

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