King of Prussia, PA – Lane closures are scheduled next week on several state highways in Philadelphia, Delaware and Chester counties, including Interstate 95, for large sign maintenance, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
The work schedule is:
• Monday, March 12, through Friday, March 16, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, lane closures are scheduled on northbound I-95 between the Route 611 (Broad Street) and Interstate 76 East/Packer Avenue interchanges in Philadelphia;
• Monday, March 12, through Friday, March 16, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, temporary lane closures are scheduled on northbound and southbound I-95 at the Aramingo Avenue/Betsy Ross Bridge Interchange in Philadelphia;
• Monday, March 12, through Friday, March 16, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, lane closures are scheduled on northbound I-95 between the Route 420 South (Wanamaker Avenue) and Route 291 West (Island Avenue) interchanges in Tinicum Township, Delaware County and Philadelphia; and
• Monday, March 12, through Friday, March 16, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, lane closures are scheduled on northbound U.S. 202 between the West Valley Road Interchange and the U.S. 422 West on-ramp in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County.
Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
Under this improvement project, PennDOT is replacing and repairing large sign structures, including overhead signs throughout Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.
Work on the entire project is expected to be completed in August 2019.
J. D. Eckman, Inc., of Atglen, Chester County is the general contractor on the $2,796,024 project, which is financed with 100 percent state funds.
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.
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