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U.S. 202 South Lane Closure Next Friday Night for Bridge Construction in Chester County

December 13, 2018

King of Prussia, PA –  Southbound U.S. 202 will be reduced to a single lane through the U.S. 30 Interchange in East Whiteland and West Whiteland townships, Chester County, from 8:00 PM Friday, December 21, to 10:00 AM Saturday, December 22, for barrier realignment and line painting that will complete the new southbound traffic pattern that is scheduled to be in place by Saturday, December 15 for bridge construction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today. 

By 10:00 AM Saturday, December 15, a single lane of southbound U.S. 202 traffic is scheduled to shift onto the rebuilt inner half of the southbound bridge over Amtrak. The traffic shift will remove vehicles from the outer half of the southbound bridge, allowing rehabilitation to begin on that half of the structure.

A second southbound lane will continue in the “express lane” traffic pattern that has been in place on the rehabilitated northbound bridge since the start of southbound construction last July. Two northbound lanes will remain on the northbound side through the work zone for the remainder of the project.  

Motorists are advised that backups may occur at times approaching the work zone. All schedule activities are weather permitting.

The bridge repairs are part of PennDOT’s $26.4 million project that also included replacement of the concrete pavement on the ramps to and from U.S. 202 and U.S. 30/Exton Bypass. The entire project is expected to be completed in mid-2019. 

Allan A Myers, Inc. of Worcester, Montgomery County, is the general contractor on the project, which is financed with 100 percent federal funds.
 
For more information, visit www.us202-300.com. 

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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