The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has reopened the bridge carrying Springton Road over Indian Run in Wallace Township, Chester County, following the completion of a bridge rehabilitation project.
The 82-year-old single-span steel girder bridge is 32 feet long and 23 feet wide, and carries approximately 533 vehicles a day.
This structure is one of seven bridges under a $5 million project to repair poor condition bridges in Bucks, Chester and Montgomery counties.
The other structures in this bridge improvement project include the following:
- West State Road over the west branch of Red Clay Creek in Kennett Township and Kennett Square Borough, Chester County;
- Creek Road over the Brandywine Creek in East Brandywine Township, Chester County;
- Clay Creek Road over White Clay Creek in Franklin Township, Chester County;
- Baltimore Pike over Red Clay Creek in New Garden Township, Chester County;
- 2nd Avenue over Mingo Creek in Upper Providence Township, Montgomery County; and
- Hulmeville Road over Chubb Run in Middletown Township and Penndel Borough, Bucks County.
Loftus Construction, Inc. of Cinnaminson, New Jersey, is the general contractor on this bridge improvement project that is financed with 100 percent state funds. Work on the entire project is expected to be completed in late summer 2022.
Chester County motorists can check current road conditions by visiting the MyChesCo Traffic Center.
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