Background Information on the US 202 Reconstruction Project
U.S. Route 202 in Pennsylvania is a 59 mile-long highway that connects New Jersey to the north with Delaware to the south and serves as a major commuter route and vital link for business and industry in the tri-state region. The highway varies in size from a two lane road to a four lane expressway, with traffic volumes ranging from 17,000 to 105,000 vehicles a day.
Some of the fastest growing areas in the Greater Philadelphia Region are located along US 202. Many of these areas have experienced rapid residential, commercial and light industrial growth, the result of acres of undeveloped land and the corridor's reputation as a high-tech growth area.
Recognizing the importance of US 202 and the very real need to increase its capacity to relieve congestion and meet existing and future travel demands, public and private interests have joined together to find ways to make much needed improvements. Through this joint public/private partnership, a number of projects and studies are currently in progress to examine both short-term and long-term improvements.