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U.S. 202 Among Several Highways to be Restricted Next Week for Tree Trimming in Montgomery and Chest

King of Prussia, PA – Lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled next week from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM on several state highways in Montgomery and Chester counties, including U.S. 202 (Dekalb Pike) in East Norriton Township, for tree trimming operations, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

The work schedule is:

• Monday, June 18, and Tuesday, June 19, Matsonford Road between Hillside Avenue and Old Gulph/New Gulph Road in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County; • Monday, June 18, and Tuesday, June 19, Paoli Pike between Westtown Road and Prospect Avenue in West Goshen Township, Chester County; • Monday, June 18, through Friday, June 22, Route 252 (Darby Paoli Road) between the U.S. 202 off-ramp and Valley Forge Road in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County; • Monday, June 18, through Friday, June 22, Evans Road between Sumneytown Pike and Welsh Road in Lower Gwynedd Township, Montgomery County; and • Wednesday, June 20, and Thursday, June 21, U.S. 202 (Dekalb Pike) between Germantown Pike and Township Line Road in East Norriton Township, Montgomery County.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because slowdowns will occur during these tree removal operations. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

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

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 Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 860 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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MEDIA CONTACT: Chelsea Lacey-Mabe, 610-205-6799

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