Roadwork for week of Oct. 8

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 Oct. 8 through Oct. 15. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones.

Utility installation will require a lane closure on Raintree Road in Pennsbury Township through Wednesday, Oct. 12. Crews will be working from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Paddock Lane.

Lane closures will also be in effect on Route 322 in both directions in Concord Township. Crews will be setting barriers along the shoulder between Station and Spring Valley roads from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The work is scheduled from Wednesday, Oct. 19, through Friday, Oct. 21.

Patricia Lane in Concord Township will be the site of utility installation at Glenview Road from Wednesday, Oct. 19, through Wednesday, Nov. 2. The work is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lane restrictions are scheduled next week on the Route 30 east exit ramp to Route 202 north as well as on Route 202 in East Whiteland Township, for guide rail installation and concrete barrier removal. Crews will be working on and off between Monday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. until 5 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12.

Also on Route 202, a lane closure will be in effect between Boot Road and business Route 30, from Wednesday, Oct. 12, until Friday, Oct. 14. Crews will be conducting pipe inspection from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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, which has been extended to Oct. 21.

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 for reconstruction between Norway and Spring Mill roads. The estimated completion date is Dec. 20.

Utility installation on West Market Street in West Chester Borough will require lane restrictions at North Church Street. The work is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Oct. 17, through Wednesday, Oct. 19.

Route 100 in West Whiteland Township at Waterloo and Swedesford roads, Town Center Mall, and the Exton Mall entrance will be the site of lane restrictions for curb replacement. Crews are scheduled to work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Monday, Oct. 10, through Friday, Oct. 15.

Weather permitting, crews will be working next week on high-friction surface treatment. On Monday, Oct. 10, through Friday, Oct. 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., lane restrictions are scheduled on Route 52 between Edgemill Way and Shropshire Drive in East Bradford Township and on Ship Road between Swedesford Road and Old Valley Road in West Whiteland Township.

Stargazers Village will close Strasburg Road between Sunset Drive and Stargazer Road in West Bradford Township, from Monday, Oct. 17, through Monday, Oct. 31, for the construction of a roundabout. Detours will be posted.

The shoulder of I-476 in both directions will continued to be closed between I-76 and I-95 for fiber optic cable installation. The work is scheduled from Monday, Oct. 10, through Sunday, Oct. 16; crews will be working from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A shoulder closure is scheduled on northbound I-95 in Tinicum Township from Monday, Oct. 10, through Sunday, Oct. 16 from midnight to 5 a.m. between Routes 420 and 291 for foundation work.

For motorists venturing into the City of Philadelphia over the weekend, Philadelphia Police said delays could be expected on Saturday, Oct. 8, when the Friends of Rittenhouse Square hold an outdoor dining event on 18th Street between Locust and Walnut streets from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

On Sunday, Oct. 9, the 5,000 Yards Dash Run/Walk will start at 901 North Columbus Boulevard in Philadelphia and end at 901 North Delaware Avenue. Police suggest allowing plenty of extra time for traffic delays. Also on Sunday, Oct. 9, the Old City Festival will take place along Arch Street from Second to Fourth streets and on Third Street from Market to Race streets. The event, which will require street closures, will begin at 11 a.m. and conclude by 6 p.m.

Finally, another Sunday, Oct. 9, event, the Columbus Day Parade, will be held along South Broad Street. The following street closures will be in effect during from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Broad Street from Washington to Bigler streets, the 1400 block of Bigler Street, Washington Avenue from 13th to 17th streets, and Oregon Avenue from 13th to 15th streets.

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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