Roadwork for week of April 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 April 2 through April 9. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones.

Patching crews on Route 322 will require lane closures in both directions between Route 1 and 1-95. The work is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5.

Lane restrictions will continue to be needed on Gay Street in West Chester Borough between North Worthington and Montgomery Street for sidewalk installation. Crews are scheduled to work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Monday, April 4, through Monday, April 18.

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.

One lane in each direction of Route 3 in East Goshen Township will be closed from Sunday, April 3, through Friday, April 15. Crews will be working between Valley Drive and Westtown Way from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. on bridge joint repairs.

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.

Work will begin on Monday, April 11, on the Birmingham Road Bridge in Birmingham Township, which closed in September due to structural damage. Posted 24-hour detours will be in effect between Lambourne Road and Stoney Run Drive through Aug. 31.

Lane closures will be in place on Route 100 in Uwchlan and West Whiteland townships for approximately two weeks starting on Monday, April 4, for the installation of aerial fiber optic lines. The project is scheduled to finish in late April. The northbound right lane will be closed from Ship Road to Sheree Boulevard, and the southbound right lane will be closed from Marchwood Road to Sunrise Drive.  An additional lane closure also may occur, if needed, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

I-95 South between Philadelphia County and the Delaware state line will require lane closures for patching. Crews will be working from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6. Crews will switch to the northbound side on Thursday, April 7.

The Route 30 Bypass will also be the site of patching crews, who will be working from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. between Swan Road and Route 100 from Monday, April 4, through Wednesday, April 6.

CSX Railroad will close the I-76 west ramp to Passyunk Avenue in Philadelphia on Sunday, April 3, through Friday, April 8, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. for overhead bridge work.

Bridge inspections are scheduled in Philadelphia on Wednesday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to noon, when the left lane will be closed on I-95 south between I-76 and Broad Street; on Wednesday, April 6, from noon to 3 p.m. when the right lane will be closed on I-95 north between I-76 and Columbus Boulevard; and on Friday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., when the right lane will be closed on Route 291 (Penrose Avenue/Platt Bridge) between 26th Street and Bartram Avenue.

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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