Roadwork for July 18 to July 24

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Roadwork for July 18 to July 24. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change.

Chadds Ford Township’s 2020 Road Program includes repaving Heyburn Road from Ridge Road to a point between Hilloch and Keepsake. There will also be paving and adjusting the grade at Coopershawk Lane where it intersects Ridge Road to fix failed paving and drainage issues. Additionally, Pheasant Lane and Grouse Trail will also be repaved.

PECO is planning daytime, single lane closures on Route 41 (Gap Newport Pike) between Starr Road and Sunny Dell Road in New Garden Township, from Monday, July 27, through Friday, July 31.

Utility installation will cause daytime lane closures on Baltimore Pike in Pennsbury Township, between Fairville Road and Joshua Way, from July 27 through Aug. 31.

Road work will cause lane closures on Baltimore Pike between Cope Road and S. Walnut Street in Kennett Township from July 20 through Aug. 4.

PECO Energy is planning weekday lane closures on Route 1, at Old Baltimore Pike in Pennsbury Township, through Friday, July 24, for utility construction.

Construction on a project to rehabilitate the bridge carrying Kaolin Road over the west branch of Red Clay Creek in Kennett Township is scheduled to last through mid-February. Kaolin Road will be closed and detoured 24/7 between Marshall Bridge Road and Round Hill and Kaolin Road motorists will be directed to use Route 41 North, Route 1 North, and Route 82 (Union Street) Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone.

Bridge replacement will close State Street in Kennett Square between Mill Road and Penns Manor Drive through Aug. 28.

The Concord Road bridge over Green Creek will be closed and detoured between Valentine Drive and Foulk Road in Concord Township. Work is expected to be completed in early February 2021. During the closure, Concord Road motorists will be detoured over Valley Brook Road and SmithBridge Road. Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone.

Lane restrictions on the Conchester Highway between Routes 1 and Clayton Park Drive continue for reconstruction and widening.

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