Drive Safely: PennDOT Announces Highway Resurfacing Projects in Philadelphia Region

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KING OF PRUSSIA, PA — Several state highways are restricted in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, and Montgomery counties for resurfacing operations as part of several projects to repair and resurface more than 200 miles of state highway across the Philadelphia region, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced.

The work schedules and locations are:

Philadelphia

  • Monday, August 8, and Friday, August 12, from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM, lane closures are scheduled on Lehigh Avenue between U.S. 13 (Ridge Avenue) and Richmond Street for prepping operations.

Bucks County

  • Monday, August 8, through Friday, August 19, weekdays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, a lane closure is scheduled on Bethlehem Pike between Route 309 (Sellersville Pike) and Route 152 (State Road) in West Rockhill and Hilltown townships for milling and paving operations.

Chester County

  • Sunday, August 7, through Thursday, August 11, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, lane closures are scheduled on the ramps at the U.S. 1 (Kennett-Oxford Bypass) and the Route 41 (Gap Newport Pike) Interchange in London Grove Township for paving operations; and
  • Thursday, August 11, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, lane closures are scheduled on the ramps at the U.S. 1 (Kennett-Oxford Bypass) and the Route 841 (Chatham Road) Interchange in London Grove Township for paving operations.
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Montgomery County

  • Sunday, August 7, through Thursday, August 11, from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning, a lane closure is scheduled on Little Road between Route 29 (Gravel Pike) and Township Line Road and on Township Line Road between Little Road and Little Road/Snyder Road in Upper Frederick, Lower Frederick, and New Hanover townships for milling and paving operations;
  • Sunday, August 7, through Friday, August 12, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, a lane closure is scheduled on Route 73 (Big Road/Philadelphia Avenue) between the Berks County line and Colonial Road in Upper Frederick, New Hanover, and Douglass townships for milling and paving operations;
  • Monday, August 8, through Friday, August 12, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, a lane closure is scheduled on Route 73 (Big Road/Philadelphia Avenue) between the Berks County line and Colonial Road in Upper Frederick, New Hanover, and Douglass townships for sawing and sealing operations;
  • Monday, August 8, through Friday, August 12, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, a lane closure is scheduled on Cheltenham Avenue between Ogontz Avenue and Vernon Avenue in Cheltenham Township for utility adjustments;
  • Monday, August 8, through Thursday, August 11, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, a lane closure is scheduled on Germantown Pike between Walton Road and Plymouth Road in Plymouth Township for pipe repair; and
  • Wednesday, August 10, through Friday, August 12, from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning, a lane closure is scheduled on Congo Road between the Douglass Township line and Kutztown Road in Upper Hanover Township for milling and paving operations.
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Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because slowdowns will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

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