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Pavement Repair Scheduled at Night Next Week, Next Three Weekends on U.S. 1 South (Roosevelt Expressway) in Philadelphia


Philadelphia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that pavement repair will occur at night next week and continuously over the next three weekends on southbound U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Expressway) under the $100.6 million project to rehabilitate the Wayne Junction Viaduct over the SEPTA tracks and Nicetown neighborhood of Philadelphia.

Motorists are advised of the following travel restrictions:

  • Monday, April 22, and Tuesday, April 23, from 11:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, the southbound U.S. 1 ramp to westbound I-76 will be closed. Traffic will be detoured east on I-76 to Montgomery Drive (Exit 341) to access the ramp to I-76 west.
  • Monday, April 22, through Friday, April 26, from 6:00 PM to 5:30 AM the following morning, a periodic single lane closure will be in place on southbound U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Expressway) between Fox Street and Interstate 76.
  • Friday, April 26, through Monday, May 13, a single lane closure with a periodic double lane closure will be in place continuously from 6:00 PM Fridays to 5:30 AM Mondays on southbound U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Expressway) between Fox Street and I-76.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work area because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

The lane closures are needed so PennDOT's contractor can repair the southbound lanes and place an epoxy overlay to extend the life of the southbound pavement between the Wayne Avenue Viaduct and I-76.

More project information is available at

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting 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. 511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional X alerts.

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.

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