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Berks County: Upcoming Road Work

08/05/2022

County:  Berks
Municipality:  Greenwich Township
Road name:  Interstate 78
Between:  Exit 30 (Hamburg) and Exit 35 (PA 143)
Type of work:  Construction
Work being done by:  PennDOT Contractor
Type of restriction:  Nighttime
Restriction:  Be alert for lane restrictions on I-78 for road construction. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.  
Start date:  8/8/22
Est completion date:  8/13/22
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 PM To 06:00 AM
Will rain cause delays?  Yes
Change/Update:  
 
County:  Berks
Municipality:  Wyomissing Borough and Spring Township
Road name:  US 222
Between:  Paper Mill Road and PA 724
Type of work:  Construction
Work being done by:  PennDOT Contractor
Type of restriction:  Nighttime
Restriction:  Lane restrictions for work related to the ongoing US 222 Improvement Project. Please use caution. 
Start date:  8/9/22
Est completion date:  8/12/22
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 PM To 06:00 AM
Will rain cause delays?  No
Change/Update:  
 
County:  Berks
Municipality:  Wyomissing Borough and Spring Township
Road name:  US 222
Between:  Paper Mill Road and PA 724
Type of work:  Construction
Work being done by:  PennDOT Contractor
Type of restriction:  24 Hours
Restriction:  Lane restriction both directions for construction work related to the ongoing US 222 Improvement Project. Work will be occurring starting 7 PM on Friday night through 10 AM Sunday morning. Please use caution and expect delays. 
Start date:  8/12/22
Est completion date:  8/14/22
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 PM To 10:00 AM
Will rain cause delays?  No
Change/Update:  
 
County:  Berks
Municipality:  Centre Township
Road name:  Belleman's Church Road
Between:  Hickory Road and Irish Creek Road
Type of work:  Drainage
Work being done by:  PennDOT Maintenance Forces
Type of restriction:  Daytime
Restriction:  Lane restriction with flagging. 
Start date:  8/8/22
Est completion date:  8/9/22
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Will rain cause delays?  Yes
Change/Update:  
 
County:  Berks
Municipality:  Bern Township
Road name:  Upper Van Reed Road
Between:  Blessing Lane and Hilltop Road
Type of work:  Drainage
Work being done by:  PennDOT Maintenance Forces
Type of restriction:  Daytime
Restriction:  Lane restriction with flagging. 
Start date:  8/10/22
Est completion date:  8/11/22
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Will rain cause delays?  Yes
Change/Update:  
 
County:  Berks
Municipality:  Amity Township
Road name:  Old Airport Road
Between:  Spotts Mill Road and Boyertown Pike
Type of work:  Drainage
Work being done by:  PennDOT Maintenance Forces
Type of restriction:  Daytime
Restriction:  Lane restriction with flagging. 
Start date:  8/12/22
Est completion date:  8/12/22
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Will rain cause delays?  Yes
Change/Update:  


County:  Berks
Municipality:  Upper Bern & Upper Tulpehocken Townships
Road name:  Interstate 78
Between:  Exit 19 (PA 183) and Exit 23 (Shartlesville)
Type of work:  Other
Work being done by:  PennDOT Maintenance Forces
Type of restriction:  Daytime
Restriction:  Lane restriction, eastbound.
Start date:  8/8/22
Est completion date:  8/10/22
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Will rain cause delays?  Yes
Change/Update:  
 
County:  Berks
Municipality:  Upper Bern & Upper Tulpehocken Townships
Road name:  Interstate 78
Between:  Exit 19 (PA 183) and Exit 23 (Shartlesville) 
Type of work:  Other
Work being done by:  PennDOT Maintenance Forces
Type of restriction:  Daytime
Restriction:  Lane restriction, westbound.
Start date:  8/11/22
Est completion date:  8/11/22
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Will rain cause delays?  Yes
Change/Update:  
 
County:  Berks
Municipality:  Centre Township
Road name:  Garfield Road/Bellemans Church Road
Between:  Pottsville Pike and Plum Creek Road
Type of work:  Drainage
Work being done by:  PennDOT Maintenance Forces
Type of restriction:  Daytime
Restriction:  Lane restriction with flagging.
Start date:  8/8/22
Est completion date:  8/9/22
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Will rain cause delays?  Yes
Change/Update:  
 
County:  Berks
Municipality:  Greenwich Township
Road name:  Interstate 78 at Exit 35 (PA 143)
Between:  - and -
Type of work:  Inspection
Work being done by:  PennDOT Maintenance Forces
Type of restriction:  Daytime
Restriction:  Lane closure, eastbound.
Start date:  8/10/22
Est completion date:  8/11/22
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Will rain cause delays?  Yes
Change/Update:  
 
County:  Berks
Municipality:  Centre Township
Road name:  Garfield/Bellemans Church Road
Between:  Pottsville Pike and Plum Creek Road
Type of work:  Drainage
Work being done by:  PennDOT Maintenance Forces
Type of restriction:  Daytime
Restriction:  Lane restriction with flagging. 
Start date:  8/12/22
Est completion date:  8/12/22
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Will rain cause delays?  Yes
Change/Update:  
 
County:  Berks
Municipality:  Pike Township
Road name:  Lobachsville Road
Between:  Long Lane/Bertolet Mill Road and Oysterdale Road
Type of work:  Bridge Repair
Work being done by:  PennDOT Contractor
Type of restriction:  24 Hours
Restriction:  The Lobachsville Road Bridge over Pine Creek will be closed and detoured for a bridge deck replacement. The posted detour will route traffic on Oysterdale Road, PA 73/Philadelphia Pike, and Bertolet Mill Road.

The Lobachsville Road Bridge is a two-span concrete box beam bridge  constructed in 1970. It is73 feet long and 46 feet wide. This section of Lobachsville Roadt has an average daily traffic of 599 vehicles. 

Crews will be replacing the bridge deck as part of a  $2,747,271.62 contract to repair five bridges in Berks County. The other four bridges are the PA 100 Bridge over West Swamp Creek in Colebrookdale Township; PA 143 over an Unnamed Tributary to Maiden Creek in Albany Township; Krumsville Road/Greenwich Street over Sacony Creek in Kutztown Borough; and Berne Road over Mill Creek in Tilden Township. . 


H&K Group, Inc. of Skippack, PA is the general contractor on the project.
Start date:  8/9/22
Est completion date:  11/2/22
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  12:00 AM To 12:00 AM
Will rain cause delays?  Yes
Change/Update:  
 
County:  Berks
Municipality:  Greenwich Township
Road name:  PA 737
Between:  Rhodes Road and Long Lane
Type of work:  Shoulder Work/Widening
Work being done by:  Local Permittee
Type of restriction:  Daytime
Restriction:  Lane restriction with flagging for Highway Occupancy Permit Work. 
Start date:  8/8/22
Est completion date:  8/12/22
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Will rain cause delays?  No
Change/Update:

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