King of Prussia, PA – U.S. 422 motorists will encounter a single lane closure in both directions next week for concrete patching, paving, pavement sealing and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) installation under a project to rehabilitate pavement and repair seven structures along a five-mile section of U.S. 422 between the Royersford/Trappe and Sanatoga interchanges in Limerick and Lower Pottsgrove townships, Montgomery County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
The work schedule is:
- Monday, September 14, through Friday, September 18, from 7:00 PM to 2:00 PM the following afternoon, alternating left and right lane closures will be in place on westbound U.S. 422 between Township Line Road and Evergreen Road and at the Limerick and Sanatoga interchanges for concrete patching and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) conduit and sign installation;
- Monday, September 14, through Saturday, September 19, from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM, alternating left and right lane closures will be in place on eastbound U.S. 422 between Park Road and Township Line Road and at the Limerick and Sanatoga interchanges for asphalt paving; and
- From 7:00 PM Friday, September 18, to 2:00 PM Monday, September 21, alternating left and right lane closures will be in place on westbound U.S. 422 between Township Line Road and Evergreen Road and at the Limerick and Sanatoga interchanges for pavement sealing.
In addition, lane restrictions with flagging will occur on Upper Indian Head Road between Cider Mill Road and Winding Ridge Road in Upper Providence Township on Monday, September 14, through Friday, September 18, from 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
Work on this project will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of Health guidance as well as a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan, which will include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the jobsite, special signage and relevant training.
Under this two-year improvement project, PennDOT’s contractor will mill, overlay and rehabilitate existing U.S. 422 pavement; perform bridge deck repairs, concrete and joint patching, sealing and drainage improvements; install new guide rail and rumble strips; and repair or replace damaged traffic signs along the corridor.
H & K Group Inc. of Skippack, Montgomery County is the general contractor on the $19.1 million project which is financed with 100 percent federal funds. The entire project is expected to be completed in summer 2021. For information, visit www.422improvements.com.
For a complete list of construction projects impacting state-owned highways in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, visit our District 6 Traffic Bulletin.
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