Roadwork for week of Aug. 20

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. 20 through Aug. 27. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones.

Birmingham Road will also be closed and detoured at Daniel Davis Lane on Tuesday, Aug. 23, and Wednesday, Aug. 24. Crews are scheduled to work from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on pipe replacement; detours will be posted.

Work is also continuing on the Birmingham Road Bridge, 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.

Motorists on Route 1 in Kennett and East Marlborough townships can expect overnight delays between Baltimore Pike and Greenwood Road from Sunday, Aug. 28, through Wednesday, Aug. 31. Crews will be working from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. on milling.

Route 1 in Concord Township will continue to 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.

Drivers on I-95 in both directions between Philadelphia County and the Delaware state line could encounter a slow-moving, line-painting operation on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A portion of Shiloh Road will be repaved on Wednesday, Aug. 24, and Thursday, Aug. 25, according to Westtown Township officials.  The road will remain open to traffic, with flagging and lane closures.

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.

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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