Multiple State Highways Restricted Next Week for Safety Improvements Across Region

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KING OF PRUSSIA, PA — Motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures on several other state highways in Philadelphia, Chester, and Delaware counties on Monday, October 4, through Friday, October 8, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for delineator installation and line striping under a project to install safety enhancements to improve travel and reduce high-speed crashes across the five-county Philadelphia region, announced the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).

The work locations are:

  • Cobbs Creek Parkway between 58th Street and Christian Street in Philadelphia for line striping and delineator installation;
  • Route 896 (Newark Road) between Mill House Drive/Hess Mill Road and Walnut Glen Road/Pennbrook Drive in New London and Franklin townships, Chester County for delineator installation; and
  • U.S. 13 (MacDade Boulevard/Church Lane) between Cedar Avenue and Whitby Avenue in Yeadon Borough, Delaware County for signage installation and line striping operations.
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Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because backups and delays may occur. All scheduled activities are weather-dependent.

Kuharchik Construction, INC. of Exeter, is the general contractor on this $5,996,57 project, which is financed with 100 percent federal funds. Work on the entire project is expected to be completed in spring 2023.

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

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