Road report for June 10 through June 14

PennDOT has announced the following weather-dependent road projects that could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area from June 10 through June 14. Motorists are urged to allow extra time traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change.

Manhole replacement will cause periodic daytime lane closures on Route 3 in West Chester between Darlington and Church streets through June 30.

The road widening of Route 1 continues. The southbound lanes of Route 1 will be impacted by the lane widening project between the Oxford Kennett Bypass and Greenwood Road through Aug. 28 when utility relocation will cause daytime lane closures in both directions of Route 1 between Greenwood Road to just south of Schoolhouse Road.

Pulte Homes roadwork will continue on northbound Route 202 through Monday, June 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Periodic weekday lane closures are scheduled between Cornerstone Drive and Springhill Drive when crews are actively working. Work may also take place on Saturdays or Sundays if needed by the contractor.

Smith Bridge Road between Montchanin Road to Brandywine Creek Road is closed until June 14. Vehicles traveling southwest on Smiths Bridge Road will go left on Creek Road, right on State Route 92, right on State Route 100 back to Smiths Bridge Road. Vehicles traveling northeast on Smiths Bridge Road will go right on State Route 100, left on State Route 92, left on Creek Road, and then back to Smiths Bridge.

Construction is underway on a $15.2 million project to replace the South Creek Road bridge over the Brandywine between Chadds Ford and Pennsbury townships. Work is expected to continue through fall 2025. South Creek Road will be closed 1,200 feet south of Bullock Road and 1.1 miles north of Cossart Road. During the closure, motorists are directed to use U.S. 1, Route 52, Center Meeting Road, and Delaware State Route 100 (Montchanin Road). Bicyclists traveling Bike Route L will be directed to use Bullock Road, Ring Road, Ridge Road, and Delaware State roadway Smithsbridge Road.

Motorists should expect lane restrictions with a detour for trucks on Route 162 at its intersection with Route 82 in Newlin Township because of bridge repair. There is currently no date for completion.

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