U.S. 1 North Periodic Daytime Lane Closures Planned in Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — Northbound U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Expressway) will be reduced to a single lane periodically between Fox Street and 17th Street on Monday, April 25, and Tuesday, April 26, from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM for concrete placement on the Wayne Junction Viaduct over SEPTA tracks and the Nicetown neighborhood in Philadelphia, announced the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).

In addition, periodic lane closures also may be in place on U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Expressway) at night in the work area:

  • Southbound, Monday through Friday from 6:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning; and
  • Northbound, Tuesday through Friday from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning.

Motorists are being advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

Stage 4 construction is currently underway on the northbound inner lane of the mile-long structure until mid-2022.

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

Motorists can check current road conditions by visiting the MyChesCo Traffic Center.

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