PECO Energy to Begin Utility Construction on State Highways in Chester and Montgomery Counties


SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA —PECO Energy is set to initiate construction work on two state highways spanning Chester and Montgomery counties. The upcoming projects, which involve significant utility upgrades, are scheduled to commence on Monday, April 22, and will result in lane closures and potential traffic delays.

In Chester County, motorists can expect a weekday lane closure accompanied by flagging on Route 724 (New Schuylkill Road) between Linfield Road and Reitnour Road in the townships of East Coventry and East Vincent. This portion of the project will run from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday, until Friday, June 28.

Similarly, in Montgomery County, a lane closure is slated for Sandy Hill Road at its intersection with Marshall Street in Norristown Borough. This closure, also occurring between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM on weekdays, will extend from Monday, April 22, through Friday, July 19.

PECO Energy has obtained the necessary Highway Occupancy Permit from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to carry out these construction efforts. The projects aim to enhance utility infrastructure within the affected regions, ensuring reliable service for residents and businesses alike.

Drivers traveling through the designated work areas are advised to plan for additional travel time due to the likelihood of backups and delays. As with all construction activities, the execution of these projects is contingent upon suitable weather conditions and may be subject to change.

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