RIDLEY TOWNSHIP, PA — Construction is expected to continue on northbound Interstate 476 at the MacDade Boulevard Interchange in Ridley Township, Delaware County, under a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) project to improve travel and safety on MacDade Boulevard and at the northbound I-476 and MacDade Boulevard Interchange.
On Sunday, October 1, through Wednesday, October 4, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, alternating lane closures are scheduled on northbound I-476 from the MacDade Boulevard Interchange to just north of the U.S. 1 (Exit 5) Interchange for temporary barrier removal; and
Additionally, on Sunday, October 1, through Wednesday, October 4, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, the northbound I-476 ramp to westbound MacDade Boulevard will be closed for temporary barrier placement. During the closure, motorists will be directed to use the northbound I-476 ramp to eastbound MacDade Boulevard, Fairview Road, and Route 320 (Chester Road).
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling near or through the work areas because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
PennDOT’s contract includes various improvements to enhance safety and traffic flow. These include constructing a left turn lane, modernizing traffic signals, installing dynamic message boards and CCTV cameras, improving ramps, constructing auxiliary lanes, and reconstructing a pedestrian bridge.
Allan Myers, LP, of Worcester, Montgomery County, is the general contractor on the $16.2 million project, which is financed with 80 percent federal funds and 20 percent state funds. The entire project is scheduled to finish in summer 2026.
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