Roadwork for week of May 21

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 21 through May 28. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones.

From Monday, May 23, through Thursday, May 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Route 52 will be closed between Pocopson Road and Creek Road in Pocopson Township for bridge repairs necessitated by a truck accident in March.  Drivers will be detoured over Pocopson Road, Route 926 and Creek Road;

Lane restrictions will be needed on Monday, May 23, through Thursday, May 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Route 202 between Route 926 and Route 401 in Westtown, West Goshen, East Goshen, West Whiteland and East Whiteland townships for patching operation.

On Tuesday, May 24, patching is scheduled on Route 322 in both directions between Route 1 and I-95 in Concord, Bethel and Upper Chichester townships. Crews will be working from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Green Valley Road in Newlin Township is closed and detoured between Powell and Brandywine Creek roads due to structural deficiencies at the Green Valley Road bridge. No repair date has been scheduled.

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 continue to be the site of road reconstruction weekdays through Friday, June 3. Crews will be working between Mary Fran and Rose Hill drives from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays.

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.

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 23, through Friday, May 27. The work covers an area between Swedesford Road and Sheree Boulevard.

Intermittent lane closures will be need on I-95 between the Philadelphia County and Delaware state lines for patching. The southbound side is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, while the northbound side will be done from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 27.

Lane restrictions are scheduled on the eastbound George C. Platt Memorial Bridge (Route 291) between Bartram Avenue and 26th Street in Philadelphia on Wednesday, May 25, through Friday, May 27, and on Tuesday, May 31, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for bridge inspections.

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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