Roadwork for week of July 16

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 July 16 through July 23. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones.

Sweeping is scheduled on southbound I-95 between Philadelphia County and the Delaware state line. Intermittent lane closures will be needed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, and Thursday, July 21. Northbound sweeping is scheduled for Monday, July 18, and Tuesday, July 19.

Drivers on northbound I-95 in Tinicum Township will experience two left lane closures on Wednesday, July 20, so crews can repair an overhead sign from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Shoulder and median restrictions will be in place on Route 202 in both directions between Brintons Bridge Round and Route 30 in Westtown, Thornbury, East Goshen, West Goshen and Birmingham townships on Wednesday, July 20, and Thursday, July 21. Crews are scheduled to work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on litter and debris removal.

Also on Route 202, construction is continuing on its widening project, 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 restrictions will occur between State Farm and Evergreen drives in both directions for curb and sidewalk installation. Crews are scheduled to work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Monday, July 18, through Friday, July 29.

Lane restrictions will be needed on Mill Road in Concord Township between Brinton Lake and Thornton roads. Milling and paving will be done from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Tuesday, July 19, through Thursday, July 21.

Work will 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.

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.

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.

Work is continuing on the Birmingham Road Bridge in Birmingham Township, which was 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 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, July 18, through Friday, July 22, for construction. 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 www.dot.state.pa.us and click on “submit feedback.”

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