Roadwork for week of May 7

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 May 7 through May 14. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones.

Route 202 southbound from Route 3 to Route 100 in West Goshen Township will require lane restrictions for shoulder work on Tuesday, May 10. Crews are scheduled to work from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Also, motorists on Route 202 in both directions in West Goshen, East Whiteland and Tredyffrin townships will have to accommodate a slow-moving operation to paint traffic lines on Thursday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crews are scheduled to work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, on northbound and southbound I-476 between the Pennsylvania Turnpike and I-95 in Montgomery and Delaware counties.

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.

Route 3 in East Goshen Township will be the site of road reconstruction through Thursday, May 13. Crews will be working between Mary Fran and Rose Hill drives from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays.

On Wednesday, May 12, I-95 northbound will be the site of intermittent lane closures between the Delaware state and Philadelphia County lines. Crews are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to work on patching.

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. for the Mainline Health Care project 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 scheduled to work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday, May 20.

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 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 last month on scheduling the work.

Work is continuing 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 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the installation of aerial fiber optic lines from Monday May 9, through Friday, May 13. The work covers an area between Swedesford Road and Sheree Boulevard. Test boring on southbound Route 100 will require lane restrictions on Monday, May 9, between Grathite Road and Darrell Drive and Darrell and Waynebrook drives from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Bridge inspections on I-76, which will require lane closures, are scheduled on Tuesday, May 10, and Wednesday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to noon between Spring Garden Street and 28th Street and between University Avenue and South Street.

On Monday, May 9, and Tuesday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., one lane will be closed on the I-95 north ramp and one lane will be closed on the I-95 south ramp to the Philadelphia International Airport for overhead sign structure inspection.

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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