PECO to Restrict Several State Highways for Utility Improvements Across Chester County

Traffic Alert

PECO Energy is planning lane closures on several state highways in Chester County for utility construction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

The work schedule is:

  • Monday, June 15, through Friday, June 19, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, on Route 896 (New London Road) between Route 841 (Chesterville Road) and Gypsy Hill Road in Franklin Township, for aerial line work;
  • Monday, June 15, through Friday, June 19, from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM, on Route 491 (Naamans Creek Road) between Overlook Circle and Bethel Hills Road in Bethel Township, for utility repair;
  • Monday, June 15, through Friday, June 19, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, on northbound U.S. 1 (Baltimore Pike) between Nursery Lane and Hamorton Cutoff Road in Kennett Township, for aerial line work;
  • Monday, June 15, through Friday, June 19, from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM, on Route 472 (Market Street) between Wickersham Road and Oxford Road in East Nottingham Township and Oxford Borough, for aerial maintenance;
  • Monday, June 15, through Saturday, July 31, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, on Route 100 (Pottstown Pike), Mondays through Saturdays between Font Road and Ridge Road in South Coventry, East Nantmeal, West Vincent and Upper Uwchlan townships, for aerial line work; and
  • Tuesday, June 16, through Friday, June 19, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, on Route 52 (Lenape Road) between Darlington Drive and Tigue Road in East Bradford Township, for utility work.
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Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

PECO Energy will complete these projects under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit.

Chester County motorists can check current road conditions by visiting the MyChesCo Traffic Center.

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