Roadwork for week of June 11

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 June 11 through June 18. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones.

Installation of an overhead message board will require closure of the right lane on Route 322 in Upper Chichester Township. Crews are scheduled to work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, between the Route 452 and Highland Avenue ramps and on Wednesday, June 15, between the Cherry Tree Road and Route 452 ramp.

Message board installation will also occur on Monday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., closing the right lane on southbound I-95 south between Packer Avenue and Broad Street in Philadelphia, and on Thursday, June 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., I-76 west between Girard Avenue and Montgomery Avenue in Philadelphia, also requiring a right lane closure.

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 to continue until 5 p.m. on Monday, June 27, according to DelDOT. Detours will be posted.

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.

A slow-moving line-painting operation will slow traffic from Saturday, June 11, though Friday, June 17, on roads in West Goshen, East Goshen, Willistown, Easttown and Tredyffrin townships.

Shoulder work will necessitate lane restrictions on Route 202 in both directions in West Goshen Township from Monday, June 13, through Thursday, June 16. The work is scheduled between Route 3 and Route 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

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. The completion date has been extended from Aug. 31 to Sept. 20.

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, June 13, through Friday, June 17. The work covers an area between Swedesford Road and Sheree Boulevard.

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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