Roadwork for week of Feb. 27

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 Feb. 27 through March 5. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones.

Route 322 in both directions will continue to be the site of patching crews, this week between Route 1 and I-95 in Concord, Bethel and Upper Chichester townships. The work, which will require lane closures, is scheduled on Monday, Feb. 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Utility installation will require lane closures on South High Street in West Goshen Township between Yorktown and Lexington avenues. The work will be done from Tuesday, March 1, through Tuesday, March 8.

Lane restrictions will continue on Route 202 in both directions in Birmingham, Thornbury, West Goshen and East Goshen townships between Boot Road and Route 926. Crews are scheduled to work on patching from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Monday, Feb. 29, through Thursday, March 3.

Drivers on Route 1 in Concord Township will continue to experience lane restrictions between Powell and Stoney Bank roads from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crews will be working on turning-lane reconfigurations through Friday, March 11.

Work is continuing on the project to widen Route 202, which is scheduled for completion in August 2016.  Motorists should expect delays for traffic pattern shifts in Tredyffrin and East Whiteland townships.

Work will also continue on the Speakman Covered Bridge in East Fallowfield and West Marlborough townships. Frog Hollow Road between Concord Bridge and Strasburg roads will be closed and detoured until the estimated completion date of Sept. 20.

Burnt Mill Road in Kennett Township remains 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 Birmingham Road Bridge in Birmingham Township is also closed indefinitely to repair structural damage discovered in September. Posted detours will be in effect between Lambourne Road and Stoney Run Drive.

West Boot Road in West Whiteland Township will be the site of utility installation through, Monday, Feb. 29. Lane closures will be needed between Spackmans Lane and Julieanna Drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Bridge inspections in Philadelphia will require lane closures this week.  On Monday, Feb. 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. One lane will be closed on the Betsy Ross Bridge ramp to I-95; on Monday, Feb. 29, and Tuesday, March 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the right lane will be closed on Route 291 west (Penrose Avenue/Platt Bridge) between 26th Street and Bartram Avenue in Philadelphia; on Wednesday, March 2, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, the right lane will be closed on I-95 south between I-676 and Broad Street; and on Saturday, March 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the right lane will be closed on the Penrose Avenue south ramp to I-95 south.

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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