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Several I-76/U.S. 202 Interchange Ramps to Close at Night Next Week for Pavement Restoration in Montgomery County

October 31, 2018

King of Prussia, PA – Several Interstate 76/U.S. 202 Interchange ramps will be closed and detoured at night next week for pavement restoration as part of a major improvement project to repair and resurface 12.5 miles of I-76 in Upper Merion Township, West Conshohocken Borough and Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

 

The work schedule is:

 

Sunday, November 4, and Monday, November 5, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM:

  • I-76 West ramp to U.S. 202 South and U.S. 422 West will be closed. Motorists will be directed to continue on I-76 West to Mall Boulevard, turn right on Mall Boulevard, left on North Gulph Road and right on U.S. 202 South to access U.S. 422 West; 

  • U.S. 202 South ramp to I-76 East and U.S. 422 West will be closed. Motorists will be directed to continue south and exit at Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) and follow signs back to U.S. 202 North to I-76 East/U.S. 422 West; and

  • U.S. 202 South/North Gulph Road to I-76 West will be closed and detoured. Southbound U.S. 202 motorists will be directed to follow signs to I-76 East, U.S. 202 North and I-76 West. North Gulph Road motorists will use U.S. 202 South and follow signs to I-76 East, U.S. 202 North and I-76 West.

Sunday, November 4, through Thursday, November 8, from 11:00 PM to 5:00 AM:

  • I-76 West ramp to Conshohocken (Route 23) will be closed. Motorists will be directed to continue west on I-76, exit at Gulph Mills (Route 320), and turn right onto Trinity Road/Holstein Road/Swedeland Road to access eastbound Route 23.

Tuesday, November 6, and Wednesday, November 7, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM:

  • I-76 West ramp to U.S. 202 South and U.S. 422 West will be closed. Motorists will be directed to continue on I-76 West to Mall Boulevard, turn right on Mall Boulevard, left on North Gulph Road and right on U.S. 202 South to access U.S. 422 West; 

  • I-76 East ramp to U.S. 202 South and U.S. 422 West will be closed. Motorists will be directed to continue on I-76 East exit at U.S. 202 North and take the ramp to I-76 West to Mall Boulevard, turn right on Mall Boulevard, left on North Gulph Road and right on U.S. 202 South to access U.S. 422 West; and

  • U.S. 202 South ramp to I-76 East and U.S. 422 West will be closed. Motorists will be directed to continue south and exit at Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) and follow signs back to U.S. 202 North to I-76 East/U.S. 422 West.

Friday, November 9, and Saturday, November 10, from 9:00 PM to 9:00 AM:

  • I-76 East ramp to U.S. 202 North will be closed. Motorists will be directed to continue on I-76 East, exit at Gulph Mills and take South Gulph Road to U.S. 202 North;

  • I-76 West ramp to US 202 North will be closed. Motorists will be directed to continue on I-76 West, exit at Mall Boulevard and continue to North Gulph Road to access U.S. 202 North; and

  • U.S. 202 North ramp to I-76 West will be closed. Motorists will be directed to continue on U.S. 202 North, make a right on South Gulph Road and follow signs for I-76 West.

Periodic single lane closures are also scheduled on I-76 in both directions between the U.S. 202 and U.S. 1 (City Avenue) interchanges on Sunday, November 4, through Thursday, November 8, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, and Friday, November 9, and Saturday, November 10, from 9:00 PM to 9:00 AM the following morning.

 

Motorists are advised to use an alternate route or allow extra time when traveling near the work areas because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

 

Under this improvement project, PennDOT is milling, overlaying and rehabilitating existing pavement; performing base repairs; installing new guide rail; repairing or replacing damaged traffic signs, two overhead sign structures and numerous expansion joints on three structures; and installing rumble strips, delineators and new mileage markers along the four-lane section of I-76.

 

The resurfacing of mainline I-76 in Montgomery County was completed in October 2017, while work on the entire project will finish this fall.

 

J.D. Eckman, Inc. of Atglen, Chester County is the general contractor on the $24.7 million project, which is financed with 100 percent federal funds.

 

Subscribe to PennDOT news and traffic alerts in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties 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 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.

 

Follow PennDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/PennDOTNews and like the department on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PennsylvaniaDepartmentofTransportation and Instagram at www.instagram.com/pennsylvaniadot. 

 

MEDIA CONTACT: Brad Rudolph, 610-205-6800

 

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