Roadwork for week of Aug. 2

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

Brush-cutting is scheduled to continue on Route 202 in both directions in Birmingham, Thornbury, Westtown, and West Goshen townships between Boot Road and the Delaware County line. Intermittent lane closures will be needed from Monday, Aug. 3, through Thursday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Also on Route 202, lane closures in Concord and Chadds Ford townships will continue for roadwork between Applied Card Way and Route 1 in connection with the Wegmans shopping center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Oct. 1.

The Wegmans project will also necessitate lane closures on Route 1 in Concord Township in both directions between Brinton Lake Road and Route 202 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., also through Oct. 1.

Concord Township announced that the intersection of Concord and Mattson Roads is now a four-way stop intersection. Stop signs on Concord Road were recently installed. Motorists are advised to use caution.

Utility installation will result in overnight lane restrictions on East Market Street between Matlack and High streets through Friday, Aug. 7, and on South High Street between Miner and Union streets in West Chester Borough through Friday, Aug. 14. Crews will be working weekdays from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Brush-cutting will necessitate lane restrictions between Route 82 and Stargazer Road in Newlin and West Bradford townships. The work is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6, and Friday, Aug. 7.

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

The road-widening project continues on Route 100 in Uwchlan and West Whiteland townships. Lane closures will be in effect between Sunrise Drive and Route 113 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Monday, Aug. 3, through Friday, Aug. 7.

Traffic pattern shifts are scheduled on Route 202 in both directions in East Whiteland Township between the Route 401 and Route 30 interchanges through August 2016 for the road-widening project.

In addition, Route 202 in both directions will be reduced from three lanes to two between the Route 29 and Chesterbrook Boulevard interchanges in Tredyffrin Township on Wednesday, Aug. 5, and Thursday, Aug. 6, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. and on Friday, Aug. 7, from 8 p.m. to 10 a.m. for the installation of signs and noise wall panels, and bridge abutment painting.

The northbound Route 202 off-ramp to Route 401 will be closed for excavation and concrete paving from 7 p.m. Friday, August 7, through 5 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 10. During the ramp closure, northbound motorists heading for Route 401 will be directed to exit at the Route 30/Frazer off-ramp, and then turn right onto Route 30 east and left at Route 401.

If you want to report potholes and other roadway maintenance concerns on state roads, call 610-566-0972 in Delaware County or 484-340-3200 in Chester County, or visit www.dot.state.pa.us and click on “submit feedback.”

 

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