King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that stormwater improvements are planned on several state highways in Montgomery County, as part of a project to address storm water management on over 90 state highways in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties.
Motorist are advised of the following travel restrictions:
- Tuesday, September 5, through Friday, September 8, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Upper Ridge Road will be closed and detoured between Route 29 (Gravel Pike) and Route 63 (Main Street) in Marlborough Township for pipe replacement. During the closure, motorists are directed to use Route 63 (Main Street) and Route 29 (Gravel Pike). Local access will be maintained;
- Tuesday, September 5, through Friday, September 8, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, a lane closure is scheduled on Allentown Road between Reinert Road and Route 63 (Forty Foot Road) in Towamencin Township for paving restoration; and
- Tuesday, September 5, through late September, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, a weekday lane closure is scheduled on Susquehanna Road between Westmont Avenue and Easton Road in Abington Township for pipe replacement.
Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through or near the work areas because backups and delays may occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
Highway Materials, Inc of Flourtown, Montgomery County, is the general contractor on this $14.9 million project, which is financed with 100 percent state funds.
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway 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 1,000 traffic cameras.
For a complete list of construction projects impacting state-owned highways in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties, visit the District 6 Traffic Bulletin.
Information about infrastructure in District 6, including completed work and significant projects, is available at www.penndot.pa.gov/D6Results. Find PennDOT's planned and active construction projects at www.projects.penndot.gov.
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