FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 21, 2017
Travel Restrictions Scheduled on Three State Highways for Bridge Inspections in Delaware, Chester and Montgomery Counties
King of Prussia, PA – Travel restrictions are scheduled on Route 320 (Chester Road) in Delaware County, U.S. 202 in Chester County and Interstate 76 in Montgomery County, for bridge inspections, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
The work schedule is:
• Monday, April 24, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions are scheduled in both directions on Route 320 (Chester Road) between College Avenue and Rutgers Avenue in Swarthmore Borough, Delaware County;
• Tuesday, April 25, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, the right lane is scheduled to close on southbound U.S. 202 between the Route 252 South/Paoli and Route 29 North/Great Valley interchanges in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County;
• Tuesday, April 25, from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM, the left lane is scheduled to close on northbound U.S. 202 between the Route 252 South/Paoli and Valley Forge Road interchanges in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County;
• Monday, May 1, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the right lane is scheduled to close on eastbound I-76 between the Belmont Avenue/Green Lane and City Avenue interchanges in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County; and
• Tuesday, May 2, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the right lane is scheduled to close on westbound I-76 between the City Avenue and Belmont Avenue/Green Lane interchanges in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County.
Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas. The schedules are dependent on the weather.
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.
For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by Act 89, or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit www.projects.penndot.gov.
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 825 traffic cameras.
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