Work Zone: Bridge Inspection Scheduled Thursday on Dowlin Forge Road

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EAST BRANDYWINE TWP, PA — Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced road restrictions in Chester County for a bridge inspection.

On Thursday, May 27, from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, a lane closure is scheduled on Dowlin Forge Road between Route 282 (Creek Road) and Shelmire Road in East Brandywine Township, Chester County.

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

Work on the inspection will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of Health guidance as well as a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan, which will include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the jobsite, special signage and relevant training.

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The inspections are part of PennDOT’s program to inspect bridges at least once every two years. The inspections ensure the safety and overall condition of the structures.

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

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