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PECO to Restrict Several State Highways for Utility Improvements in Delaware, Chester and Bucks Counties


King of Prussia, PA – PECO is planning travel restrictions on several state highways in Delaware, Chester and Bucks counties for utility improvements, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

The work schedule is:
• Monday, July 24, through Friday, July 28, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, a lane restriction is scheduled on Chichester Avenue between Kingsman Road and Thornton Road in Upper Chichester Township, Delaware County, for utility installation;
• Wednesday, July 26, through Friday, July 28, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, a lane restriction is scheduled on Business U.S. 30 (Lincoln Highway) between Country Club Road and West 1st Avenue in Valley Township, Chester County, for utility installation; and
• Wednesday, August 2, through Friday, August 11, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Hulmeville Road is scheduled to close weekdays between Old Lincoln Highway and Richardson Avenue in Middletown Township, Bucks County, for gas main replacement. During construction, northbound Hulmeville Road motorists will be detoured over Richardson Avenue, Bellevue Avenue and Route 213 (Maple Avenue). Southbound Hulmeville Road motorists will be detoured over Old Lincoln Highway and Gillam Avenue. Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
PECO will complete these projects under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit.
For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by Act 89, or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit
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