TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS SCHEDULED NEXT WEEK FOR BRIDGE INSPECTIONS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
King of Prussia, PA – Travel restrictions are scheduled on Route 320 (S. Gulph Road), U.S. 202 (DeKalb Pike), and DeKalb Pike in Montgomery County for bridge inspections, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
The work schedule is: • Monday, May 15, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, the right lane is scheduled to close on southbound Route 320 (S. Gulph Road) between Trinity Road and Gypsy Lane in Upper Merion Township;
• Monday, May 15, from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM, the right lane is scheduled to close on northbound Route 320 (S. Gulph Road) between Trinity Road and Gypsy Lane in Upper Merion Township;
• Thursday, May 18, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the right lane is scheduled to close on northbound DeKalb Pike just south of the Dannehower Bridge in Bridgeport Borough; and
• Friday, May 19, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the right lane is scheduled to close on southbound U.S. 202 (DeKalb Pike) just south of the Dannehower Bridge in Bridgeport Borough. Motorists 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 n 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. 511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website. For more PennDOT information, visit www.penndot.gov. Follow local PennDOT information on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPhilly, and follow the department on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pennsylvaniadepartmentoftransportation and Instagram at www.instagram.com/pennsylvaniadot. MEDIA CONTACT: Bob Kent, 610-205-6801