Roadwork planned for the week of Nov. 2

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Nov. 2 through Nov. 9. PennDOT recommends that motorists allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones.

Cable guide rail installation will continue to require shoulder closure between Newark Road and East Baltimore Pike on Route 1 in both directions in New Garden and Kennett Townships. The work will be done from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, Dec. 19.

Route 82 in Kennett Square Borough between Hornblende and Hillendale Avenues will be the site of utility installation from Monday, Nov. 3, through Friday, Nov. 7. Lane restrictions will be required from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Traffic signal installation will continue on State Street at Broad and Union Streets in Kennett Square Borough. Lanes closures will be needed during work from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from Monday, Nov. 3, through Friday, Nov. 7.

The roundabout project continues on Wawaset Road in Pocopson Township. Wawaset is scheduled to be closed until Dec. 31 between Lenape-Unionville and Corinne Roads; detours are posted. Detours are also posted on Route 52, which will also be closed through Dec. 31 between Pocopson and Locust Grove Roads in Pocopson Township for roundabout reconstruction.

Burnt Mill Road in Kennett Township is closed and detoured between Norway and Spring Mill Roads indefinitely while crews prepare for repairs to a bridge that collapsed on April 24.

Fern Hill Road in West Goshen Township will be closed and detoured between Old Fern Hill Road and Five Points Road through Dec. 20 for bridge rehabilitation. Detours are posted.

Utility installation will cause lane closures on Marshall Street between High Street and Montgomery Avenue in West Chester Borough through Dec. 6; a detour is posted. The work will be done from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Brush-cutting will necessitate lane closures on Route 202 in both directions between Boot Road and Paoli Pike in West Goshen Township. The work is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Monday, Nov. 3, through Friday, Nov. 7.

Drivers will face overnight lane closures when traveling on Route 202 between the Chesterbrook and Route 401 interchanges in Tredyffrin and East Whiteland Townships. Crews will be working at night to put finishing touches, such as installing reflective markers, on the newly opened six-lane section of Route 202. Weather permitting, lane closures will be in place on northbound and southbound 202 from 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, to 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1; on Monday, Nov. 3, through Thursday, Nov. 6. from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.; and from 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, to 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. Route 202 in both directions will continue to require a traffic pattern shift between the Route 401 and Route 30 interchanges through May 2016 during the ongoing road reconstruction and widening.


Northbound Route 100 (Pottstown Pike) will be reduced to one lane between Worthington Road and Route 113 (Uwchlan Avenue) in Uwchlan Township, Chester County, on Monday, Nov. 3, through Friday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for road widening, part of the $17.4 million project to expand a section of Route 100 from two lanes to three in each direction.

The Route 202 North ramp to Route 322 West in West Goshen Township and Route 202 North at Paoli Pike will both be closed on Monday, Nov. 3, and Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for bridge construction. Detours will be posted.

One lane will remain closed on Interstate 95 North at the Commodore Barry Bridge for construction through July 14, 2015.

If you want to report potholes and other roadway maintenance concerns on state roads, call 1-800-FIX ROAD.

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