PECO TO RESTRICT SEVERAL STATE HIGHWAYS, INCLUDING U.S. 202 FOR UTILITY IMPROVEMENTS IN MONTGOMERY C
King of Prussia, PA – PECO is planning weekday lane restrictions on several state highways in Montgomery County, including a closure on U.S. 202 (DeKalb Street), for gas main installation, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
The work schedule is: • Monday, November 6, through Friday, November 10, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM, U.S. 202 (DeKalb Street) is scheduled to close between Schuylkill Avenue and Main Street in Norristown. During construction, U.S. 202 (DeKalb Street) motorists will be detoured over Main Street and Markley Street;
• Monday, November 20, through Monday, November 27, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, single lane closures are scheduled on Fitzwatertown Road between Hills Avenue and David Drive in Upper Dublin Township;
• Monday, November 20, through Monday, November 27, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, single lane closures are scheduled on Trooper Road between Germantown Pike and Cirak Avenue in East Norriton Township;
• Monday, November 20, through Monday, November 27, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, single lane closures are scheduled on Route 73 (Skippack Pike) between Crestline Drive and U.S. 202 (DeKalb Pike) in Whitpain Township; and
• Monday, November 20, through Monday, November 27, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, single lane closures are scheduled on Route 29 (Gravel Pike) between Bridge Street and Maple Avenue in Perkiomen Township. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas. All scheduled activities are weather dependent. PECO will complete these projects under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit. 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. A list of weekly road restrictions and PennDOT maintenance operations in the five-county Philadelphia region is available by visiting the District 6 Traffic Bulletin at www.penndot.gov/District6. Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 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 850 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: Chelsea Lacey-Mabe, 610-205-6799