Roadwork for week of Sept. 12

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 Sept. 12 through Sept. 19. The department recommends that motorists allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones.

Southbound Route 1 in Kennett and Lower Oxford townships between Route 82 and Ridge Road will be subject to shoulder closures from Monday, Sept. 14, through Thursday, Sept. 17 for vegetation removal.

Lane restrictions will be in effect on Smithbridge Road between the Delaware state line and Valley Brook Road in Chadds Ford and Concord townships and Chester Heights Borough, from Sunday, Sept. 13, through Friday, Sept. 18. Crews will be doing milling and paving from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Overnight milling and paving is scheduled for Creek Road between Sweetwater and Tanguy roads in Thornbury Township from Monday, Sept. 13, through Friday, Sept. 18. Lane restrictions will be needed from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.

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.

Burnt Mill Road in Kennett Township is closed and detoured indefinitely between Norway and Spring Mill roads while advance work continues on repairs to the Burnt Mill Bridge, which was closed 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, Sept. 14, through Friday, Sept. 18.

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. A lane closure is scheduled from Sunday, Sept. 13, through Sunday, Sept. 20, on Route 401 at the Route 202 interchange from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Also on Route 202, a lane closure will be needed between Routes 30 and 401 on Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Lane closures are scheduled on Monday, Sept. 14, through Thursday, Sept. 17, between Route 29 and Gulph Road for debris removal.

Nighttime lane restrictions are scheduled on the I-95 north ramp to I-676 west in Philadelphia for deck repairs. The work will be done from 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15, to 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16. Detours will be posted. On Thursday, Sept. 17, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., one lane will be closed on I-95 South between the Washington Avenue and Walt Whitman Bridge interchanges, and in the area of the Philadelphia International Airport Interchange.

I-76 in both directions will be reduced from two lanes to one between Belmont and City avenues in Lower Merion Township on Monday, Sept. 14, through Friday, Sept. 18, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for the installation of protective fencing for the Manayunk Bridge Trail. I-76 eastbound will be reduced from two lanes to one between the Conshohocken and Gladwyne interchanges in Lower Merion Township on Saturday, Sept.12, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. for tree trimming.

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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