I-76 Ramp, U.S. 202, Restricted for Bridge Inspections in Philadelphia and Chester Counties
King of Prussia PA – Lane closures are scheduled on a westbound Interstate 76 on-ramp in Philadelphia and on U.S. 202 in Chester County for bridge inspections, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
The work schedules and locations are:
Tuesday, April 20, and Thursday, April 22, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, alternating lane closures are scheduled on the ramp from University Avenue to westbound I-76 in Philadelphia; and
Monday, April 26, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, intermittent lane closures are scheduled on U.S. 202 in both directions between the Chesterbrook Boulevard and Valley Forge Road interchanges in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because slowdowns may occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
Work on these inspections will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of Health guidance as well as a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan, which will include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the jobsite, special signage and relevant training.
The inspections are part of PennDOT’s program to inspect bridges at least once every two years. The inspections ensure the safety and overall condition of the structures.
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway 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 1,000 traffic cameras.
For a complete list of construction projects impacting state-owned highways in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, visit www.penndot.gov/District6TrafficBulletin.
Information about infrastructure in District 6 including completed work and significant projects, is available at www.penndot.gov/D6Results. Find PennDOT’s planned and active construction projects at www.projects.penndot.gov.
MEDIA CONTACT: Robyn Briggs, 610-205-6799