King of Prussia, PA – Lane closures will be in place on U.S. 202 (Dekalb Pike) in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, from 8:00 PM Thursday, October 18, to 5:00 AM Friday, October 19, for work related to installation of an electronic message sign at Mall Boulevard in King of Prussia, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
Crews will close the left lane in each direction between Henderson Road and Gulph Road for work in the median to run electrical and fiber optic lines for the sign, which will be installed at a later date.
During the scheduled construction, left turn lanes will be maintained on northbound and southbound U.S. 202 (Dekalb Pike) at intersections along the work area.
Motorists are advised that backups will occur approaching the work zone. All planned activities will be rescheduled in the event of rain.
PennDOT is installing the Dynamic Message Sign (DMS) under its $26.4 million project to repair and re-deck two U.S. 202 bridges over Amtrak and repair two ramps at the U.S. 30/Exton Bypass Interchange in East Whiteland and West Whiteland townships, Chester County.
The DMS, which will provide motorists with real-time travel information on U.S. 202 and other regional highways, is part of PennDOT’s growing Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) traffic management operations for the five-county Philadelphia region.
Allan A Myers, Inc. of Worcester, Montgomery County, is the general contractor on the project, which is financed with 100 percent federal funds.
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