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Travel Restrictions Scheduled Next Week for Tree Trimming Operations in the Philadelphia Region

04/19/2018

​King of Prussia, PA – Travel restrictions are scheduled next week on several state highways for tree removal operations in the Philadelphia region, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

The work schedule is:
 
• Monday, April 23, and Tuesday, April 24, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Route 82 (Manor Road) between Porter Lane and Red Oak Drive in West Brandywine Township, Chester County;
• Monday, April 23, through Wednesday, April 25, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Route 232 (Windy Bush Road) between Pineville Road and Street Road in Upper Makefield Township, Bucks County;
• Monday, April 23, through Thursday, April 26, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, a right lane closure is scheduled on northbound Interstate 476 between the U.S. 1 Media/Swarthmore and Route 3 (West Chester Pike) interchanges in Marple, Township, Delaware County;
• Monday, April 23, through Friday, April 27, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) between Geerdes Boulevard and Penndot Pointe in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County;
• Monday, April 23, through Friday, April 27, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Morris Road between Mercer Hill Road and Sheaff Lane in Whitpain Township, Montgomery County;
• Monday, April 23, through Friday, April 27, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Neiffer Road between Route 73 (Big Road) and Ridge Pike in Upper Frederick and Limerick townships, Montgomery County;
• Tuesday, April 24, through Thursday, April 26, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Route 82 (Doe Run Road) between Dupont Road and Buck Run Road in East Fallowfield Township, Chester County;
• Thursday, April 26, and Friday, April 27, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Allentown Road between Finland Road and Sterners Road in West Rockhill Township, Bucks County;
• Friday, April 27, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Route 100 (Pottstown Pike) between Fairview Road and Pughtown Road in East Nantmeal Township, Chester County; and
• Friday, April 27, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Whitehorse Road between Union Hill Road and Route 29 (State Road) in Charlestown Township, Chester County.
 
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because slowdowns will occur during construction. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
 
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 www.projects.penndot.gov.
 
A list of weekly road restrictions and PennDOT maintenance operations in the five-county Philadelphia region is available by visiting the District 6 Traffic Bulletin at www.penndot.gov/District6.
 
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 850 traffic cameras.
 
511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.
 
For more PennDOT information, visit www.penndot.gov. Follow local PennDOT information on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPhilly, and follow the department on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pennsylvaniadepartmentoftransportation and Instagram at www.instagram.com/pennsylvaniadot.
 
MEDIA CONTACT: Chelsea Lacey-Mabe, 610-205-6799
 
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