Roadwork for week of Aug. 30

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. 30 through Sept. 5. The department recommends that motorists allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones.

Route 1 in both directions in Kennett and Pennsbury townships will be subject to lane closures between Onix Drive and Creek Road from Monday, Aug. 31, through Thursday, Sept. 3. Crews are scheduled to do sweeping from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lane restrictions will be needed on Smithbridge Road between the Delaware state line and Valley Brook Road in Chadds Ford and Concord townships and Chester Heights Borough, from Sunday, Aug. 30, through Thursday, Sept. 3. Crews will be doing utility adjustments and electrical work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and milling and paving from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Resurfacing will necessitate overnight lane restrictions on Ivy Mills Road in Concord Township between Concord and Valleybrook roads through Saturday, Sept. 5. Crews will be working from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Route 52 in Kennett Township will require a lane closure between Cardinal Lane and Byron Road for utility installation. Crews will start working from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 31, with completion expected on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

Lane closures on Route 202 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.

Utility installation will result in lane restrictions on West Miner Street East Market Street between Matlack and High streets in West Chester Borough through through Friday, Sept. 18. West Miner Street will be the site of a lane closure between South Brandywine and South Wayne streets from Tuesday, Sept. 1, through Tuesday, Sept. 8. Crews will be working at both locations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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, 2014.

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. 31, through Thursday, Sept. 3.

Route 100 in both directions in West Goshen and West Whiteland townships will require lane restrictions from Monday, Aug. 31, through Thursday, Sept. 3. Crews will be patching from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. between Green Hill and Boot roads.

Also on Route 100, lane restrictions will be needed between Mountain View Drive and the Route 322 Bypass in West Whiteland Township on Wednesday, Sept. 2, and Thursday, Sept. 3. Bridge inspection is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Work is continuing on the project to widen Route 202, which is scheduled for completion in August 2016. Motorists will experience traffic pattern shifts in both directions in East Whiteland Township between the Routes 30 and 401 interchanges.

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 and click on “submit feedback.”


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