Traffic Advisory: U.S. 1 Will Be Reduced to One Lane in Bensalem Township

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BENSALEM TWP, PA — Southbound U.S. 1 will be reduced to one lane on Tuesday, September 6, through Thursday, September 8, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning between the Penndel/Business 1 and Pennsylvania Turnpike interchanges for shoulder reconstruction in Bensalem Township, Bucks County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced.

In addition, a right lane closure is scheduled on eastbound Street Road (Route 132) between Kingston Way and Old Lincoln Highway on Thursday, September 8, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for bridge construction.

Motorists also are being reminded that southbound Old Lincoln Highway remains closed through mid-September from the ramp to southbound U.S.1 to Bristol Road in Middletown Township for reconstruction. Motorists are detoured south on U.S.1 to the Neshaminy Interchange, then right onto Rockhill Drive back to Old Lincoln Highway.

Drivers are being advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

JD Eckman, Inc., of Atglen, PA is the general contractor on the $111.5 million Section RC2 project that is scheduled to be completed in mid-2026. Allan Myers, Inc. of Worcester, PA is the general contractor on the $95 million Section RC1 project that is expected to be completed this summer.

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