LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED NEXT WEEK ON SEVERAL STATE HIGHWAYS FOR SIGN MAINTENANCE IN MONTGOMERY, CHES
King of Prussia, PA – Lane closures are scheduled next week on several state highways in Montgomery, Chester and Philadelphia counties for large sign structure maintenance, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
The work schedule is: • Monday, April 2, through Friday, April 6, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane closures are scheduled on Route 363 (Trooper Road) between U.S. 422 and Audubon Road in West Norriton Township, Montgomery County; • Monday, April 2, through Friday, April 6, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane closures are scheduled on U.S. 202 between Old Eagle School Road and Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County; and • Monday, April 2, through Friday, April 6, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, temporary lane closures are scheduled on northbound Interstate 95 at the Aramingo Avenue/Betsy Ross Bridge Interchange in Philadelphia. 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. 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: Ayanna Williams, 610-205-6798