Roadwork for week of May 28

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 28 through June 3. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones.

From Tuesday, May 31, through Thursday, June 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Route 52 will be closed between Pocopson Road and Creek Road in Pocopson Township to complete last week’s bridge repairs, necessitated by a truck accident in March.  Drivers will be detoured over Pocopson Road, Route 926 and Creek Road.

Painting of Smith’s Bridge over the Brandywine Creek will require the closure of Smith’s Bridge Road between Creek Road and Route 100. The weather-dependent work is scheduled from 7 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31, until 5 p.m. on Monday, June 27, according to DelDOT. Detours will be posted.

Pothole patching will continue to necessitate lane restriction from Tuesday, May 31, through Thursday, June 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Route 202 between Route 926 and Route 30 in Westtown, West Goshen, East Goshen, West Whiteland and East Whiteland townships.

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. Median paving will require lane restrictions between Routes 401 and 30 from Tuesday, May 21, through Thursday, June 2.

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.

Westtown Road between Oak Lane and Westtown Way will be closed for a bridge replacement from Monday, June 13, through Friday, July 22. Detours will be posted.

Utility installation will require a lane closure on Price Street between East Everhart and Brandywine streets in West Chester Borough. Crews are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Wednesday, June 1, through Wednesday, June 8.

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 Tuesday, May 31, through Friday, June 3. The work covers an area between Swedesford Road and Sheree Boulevard.

Intermittent lane closures will be need on southbound I-95 between the Philadelphia County and Delaware state lines for patching. The work is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 2. Also, the southbound ramp to I-95 northbound from 1-476 will require lane restrictions from Tuesday, May 31, through Friday, June 3. Work is scheduled from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Lane restrictions are scheduled on the eastbound George C. Platt Memorial Bridge (Route 291) between Bartram Avenue and 26th Street in Philadelphia 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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