Bridge Repair to Begin on Pikeland Road in Charlestown Township

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CHARLESTOWN TWP, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that construction will begin on Pikeland Road over Branch of Pickering Creek in Charlestown Township, Chester County.

The work schedule and location are:

  • Monday, February 6, through Tuesday, February 21, a 24/7 road closure is scheduled on Pikeland Road between Hollow Road and Highlands Lane. During the closure, motorists are directed to use Hollow Road, Yellow Springs Road, and Merlin Road. Built in 1930, the 20-foot-wide structure carries an average of 968 vehicles a day.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling near the work area because backups and delays will occur. Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone. The schedule is weather dependent.

Loftus Construction, Inc. of Cinnaminson, NJ, is the general contractor on the $815,000 bridge rehabilitation project, which is financed with 100% state funds.

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