Roadwork for week of Aug. 5

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 Aug. 5 through Aug. 12. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones.

Pothole patching on Route 202 in East Goshen and Birmingham townships will require lane restrictions between Brinton’s Bridge Road and Route 322. Crews are scheduled to work from Monday, Aug. 8, through Wednesday, Aug. 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Also on Route 202, on Sunday, Aug. 7, through Thursday, Aug. 11, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, and from 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, motorists will encounter periodic lane closures in both directions to allow crews to complete post-construction “punch list” items following the opening this past week of the newly widened highway. Drivers should expect delays for traffic pattern shifts in Tredyffrin and East Whiteland townships. In addition, AT&T will require three 10-minute stoppages in Tredyffrin Township, just north of Route 29, in both directions from 6 to 9 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7, for cable installation

Utility installation will require a lane closure on Wilmington Pike in Westtown Township between Piedmont and Pleasant Grove roads from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Wednesday, Aug. 10, through Wednesday, Aug. 17, and on Westtown Road in West Goshen Township between Loeck Drive and Steward Lane from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Tuesday, Aug. 9.

Patching will require intermittent lane closures on I-95 south between the Delaware state line and the Philadelphia County line from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10. The operation will shift to Route 322 in both directions between Route 1 and I-95 on Thursday, Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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.

Stony Bank Road in Thornbury Township and Chester Heights Borough will require lane restrictions for paving between Baltimore Pike and Glen Mills Road. Crews will be working from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. from Sunday, July 31, through Thursday, Aug. 4.

Utility installation will necessitate lane closures on Creek Road in Thornbury Township between Cheyney Road and College Hill Drive. Crews are scheduled to work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Wednesday, Aug. 10.

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.

On Sunday, Aug. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., one lane will be closed on southbound I-95 between Island and Bartram avenues in Philadelphia for bridge inspection.

PennDOT will start construction on Monday, Aug. 8, on a $4.8 million resurfacing project to improve travel and safety on 25 state highways in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, by installing a high-friction surface treatment to provide increased friction and grip on pavements in wet and dry conditions. The work schedule – Monday, Aug. 8, through Friday, Aug. 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – will require lane restrictions on Route 52 between Edgemill Way and Shropshire Drive in East Bradford Township and Boot Road between Quarry Road and Copeland School Road in West Whiteland Township.

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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