Roadwork for week of June 25

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 25 through July 2. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones.

Patching on Route 322 in Concord, Bethel, and Upper Chichester townships is scheduled to continue on Tuesday, June 28, and will require lane closures. Crews will work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. between Route 1 and I-95.

Intermittent lane closures between Philadelphia County and the Delaware state line are scheduled on southbound I-95 on Wednesday, June 29, for patching. Crews will work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Tinicum, Ridley, Chester, and Upper Chichester townships. The northbound portion will be done on Thursday, June 30.

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.

The Westtown School has closed Westtown Road between Oak Lane and Westtown Way for a bridge replacement through Friday, July 22. Detours are 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. In addition, lane closures will occur between State Farm and Evergreen drives in both directions for concrete median removal; that work will be done from Monday, June 27, through Saturday, July 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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. from Monday, June 20, through Friday, June 24, for construction. The work covers an area between Swedesford Road and Sheree Boulevard.

Bridge inspections will necessitate lane closures in Philadelphia on Monday, June 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on I-95 between I-676 and Columbus Boulevard; on Monday, June 27, from 3 to 5 p.m. on the Market Street ramp to I-95 south; on Monday, June 27, and Tuesday, June 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on I-95 north between Broad Street and the Walt Whitman Bridge; on Tuesday, June 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on I-95 north between Broad Street and I-76; on Tuesday, June 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on I-95 north from Columbus Boulevard to I-676; on Tuesday, June 28, from 3 to 5 p.m. on the Columbus Boulevard ramp to I-95 south; on Wednesday, June 29, from 9 to 1 p.m. on I-76 between Girard Avenue and Spring Garden Street; on Thursday, June 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the eastbound George C. Platt Memorial Bridge between Bartram Avenue and 26th Street in Philadelphia; and on Friday, July 1, and Tuesday, July 5, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Grays Ferry Avenue between Paschall Avenue and 34th Street.

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 www.dot.state.pa.us and click on “submit feedback.”

 

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