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KING OF PRUSSIA, PA — U.S. 1 (City Avenue) is among state highways restricted in Philadelphia, Chester, and Montgomery counties for resurfacing operations as part of several projects to repair and resurface more than 200 miles of state highway across the Philadelphia region, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced.

The work schedules and locations are:

Philadelphia

  • Monday, July 25, and Tuesday, July 26, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, lane closures are scheduled in both directions on U.S. 30 (Lancaster Avenue) between U.S. 1 (City Avenue) and Girard Avenue for paving operations;
  • Monday, July 25, through Friday, July 29, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, alternating lane closures are scheduled in both directions on U.S. 1 (City Avenue) between Haverford Avenue and the City Avenue Bridge over the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia and Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County for prepping and paving operations;
  • Monday, July 25, through Friday, July 29, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, lane closures are scheduled on Lehigh Avenue between U.S. 13 (Ridge Avenue) and Richmond Street for milling operations; and
  • Thursday, July 28, and Friday, July 29, from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM, lane closures are scheduled on Lehigh Avenue between U.S. 13 (Ridge Avenue) and Richmond Street for prepping operations.
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Chester County

  • Sunday, July 24, through Thursday, July 28, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, lane closures are scheduled on the ramps at the U.S. 1 (Kennett-Oxford Bypass) and the Route 41 (Gap Newport Pike) Interchange in London Grove Township for milling operations;
  • Sunday, July 24, through Thursday, July 28, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, lane closures are scheduled on the ramps at the U.S. 1 (Kennett-Oxford Bypass) and the Route 841 (Chatham Road) Interchange in London Grove Township for milling operations;
  • Sunday, July 24, through Friday, July 29, from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning, a lane closure is scheduled on Charlestown Road between Pickering Road and Swiss Lane in Charlestown Township for milling and paving operations;
  • Sunday, July 24, through Friday, July 29, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, a lane closure is scheduled in both directions on Route 724 (Schuylkill Road) between Whartnaby Street and Bethel Church Road in North Coventry and East Coventry townships for paving operations; and
  • Tuesday, July 26, through Friday, July 29, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, a lane closure is scheduled on Chesterville Road between Route 841 (Wickerton Road) and Route 41 (Gap Newport Pike) in New Garden and Franklin townships for milling operations.
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Montgomery County

  • Sunday, July 24, through Friday, July 29, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, a lane closure is scheduled on Route 73 (Big Road/Philadelphia Avenue) between the Berks County line and Colonial Road in Upper Frederick, New Hanover, and Douglass townships for milling and paving operations;
  • Tuesday, July 26, through Friday, July 29, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, a lane closure is scheduled on Germantown Pike between Walton Road and Plymouth Road in Plymouth Township for pipe repair;
  • Thursday, July 28, and Friday, July 29, from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning, a lane closure is scheduled on Little Road between Route 29 (Gravel Pike) and Township Line Road and on Township Line Road between Little Road and Little Road/Snyder Road in Upper Frederick, Lower Frederick, and New Hanover townships for milling and paving operations; and
  • Sunday, July 31, and Monday, August 1, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning, a lane closure is scheduled on Congo Road between the Douglass Township line and Kutztown Road in Upper Hanover Township for utility adjustments and milling and paving operations.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because slowdowns will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

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Under these resurfacing improvement projects, PennDOT is milling the existing roadway surfaces and repaving the state highways with new asphalt. The new pavement will seal the roadways and provide motorists with a smoother riding surface.

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