PennDOT to Begin Project to Repair State Highways Damaged from Hurricane Ida in Chester, Montgomery Counties

Road Work

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that construction will begin on Tuesday, February 7, on a project to repair eight state highways in Chester and Montgomery counties that suffered damage from the remnants of Hurricane Ida in September 2021.

Under this project, PennDOT stated that its contractor will perform improvements that may include asphalt repair, shoulder and embankment restoration, debris removal, drainage pipe cleaning, guiderail installation, and other miscellaneous activities.

The work schedules and locations are:

  • Route 73 (Big Road) between Middle Creek Road and North Charlotte Street in New Hanover Township; and
  • Bethlehem Pike between Camp Hill Road and Route 73 (Church Road) in Whitemarsh Township.

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.

The following state highways are also included in the project:

  • Foster Road, Charlestown Township, Chester County;
  • Brandywine Drive, Newlin Township, Chester County;
  • Reeds Road, East Brandywine Township, Chester County;
  • Creek Road, West Nantmeal Township, Chester County;
  • St. Peters Road, Warwick Township, Chester County; and
  • Route 73 (Skippack Pike), Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery County.

Grace Industries, Inc. of Bath, Northampton County is the general contractor on this $461,101 project, which is financed with 100% state funds.

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