Roadwork for week of April 16

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 16 through April 23. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones.

Route 1 in Concord Township will be the site of utility installation through Sept. 1. Lane shifts will be needed on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. between Brinton Lake Road and Applied Card Way.

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 now scheduled to work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Monday, May 2.

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.

Also on Route 202, crews will be working on the shoulder between Paoli Pike and Route 3 in West Goshen Township. The work, which will require lane restrictions, will be done on Tuesday, April 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Work will 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 between Norway and Spring Mill roads while advance work continues on repairs to the Burnt Mill Bridge, which was closed on April 24, 2014. PennDOT reported progress this work on scheduling the work.

Work will continue 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.

Daylong lane closures will be in place on Route 100 in Uwchlan and West Whiteland townships for the installation of aerial fiber optic lines. The project is scheduled to finish on Friday, April 29. 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 Routes 291 and 420 in Tinicum Township will require lane closures for bridge joint repairs. Crews will be working from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Friday, April 22.

More than 114,000 gallons of yellow and white traffic line paint are scheduled to be applied next week from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Monday, April 18, and Tuesday, April 19, the slow-moving, line-painting operation is scheduled on northbound and southbound I-476 between the Pennsylvania Turnpike and I-95 in Montgomery and Delaware counties. On Wednesday, April 20, through Friday, April 22, crews will restripe eastbound and westbound I-76 between Route 202 and the Walt Whitman Bridge in Montgomery County and Philadelphia, and on Friday, April 22, crews will shift to eastbound and westbound I-676 between I-95 and I-76 in Philadelphia.

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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