GREATER PHILADELPHIA — Paving, milling, and tree trimming operations are expected to continue next week on Interstate 476 under a $63.7 million Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) project to resurface, repair and improve nearly 17 miles of the interstate, the associated on-and-off ramps and bridges from Interstate 76 (Schuylkill Expressway) in West Conshohocken Borough, Montgomery County, to Interstate 95 in Ridley Township, Delaware County.
On Sunday, October 1, through Thursday, October 5, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, a lane closure will be in place on sections of northbound I-476 between the Route 3 (West Chester Pike) and I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway) interchanges for tree trimming; and
Additionally, on Monday, October 2, through Friday, October 6, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, a lane closure will be in place on southbound I-476 between the Route 3 (West Chester Pike) and the Media/Swarthmore interchanges for milling and paving.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because backups and delays may occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
PennDOT’s project aims to improve the Interstate by milling and overlaying travel lanes, repairing structures, enhancing stormwater management, and upgrading roadside elements. The goal is to extend the design life, enhance ride quality, and bolster safety.
H&K Group, Inc. of Skippack, PA, is the general contractor on this project, which is financed with 100 percent federal funds. Work on the entire project is expected to finish in late 2025.
Drivers can check current road conditions by visiting the MyChesCo Traffic Center. Stay updated on the latest news and information from MyChesCo with our free newsletter. Follow MyChesCo on Twitter at twitter.com/MyChesCo and like us on Facebook at facebook.com/MyChesCo.