Overnight Closures Ahead on 422 in Lower Pottsgrove

LOWER POTTSGROVE PA – Contractors who are scheduled to work next week on the South Park Road bridge across U.S. Route 422 plan first to limit vehicles to one lane of the expressway’s east- and westbound sides. Then they’ll completely close it between the Armand Hammer Boulevard and Sanatoga interchanges and and detour traffic, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said.

Demolition work is planned for the project. To accommodate it, PennDOT said single-lane closures are planned for Tuesday and Wednesday (Oct. 5 and 6, 2021) from 6-10 p.m. each day. Then, also on the same days but from 10 p.m. through overnight hours until 5 a.m., 422 will be closed and detoured. Regular driving is expected to resume for the period between 5 a.m. and 6 p.m.

During the overnights, eastbound 422 drivers will be directed to use Armand Hammer Boulevard and High Street to access the expressway at Rupert Road. Westbound drivers will be directed to exit at the Sanatoga interchange and use High Street and Armand Hammer Boulevard to access the expressway.

Drivers are advised to use an allow extra time when traveling near the work area. PennDOT anticipates backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities depend on acceptable weather.

The replacement of the Park Road bridge, and earlier that on South Pleasant View Road too, is being completed ahead of a separate project to reconstruct 422 between the Sanatoga interchange and Porter Road.

H&K Group Inc. of Skippack is the general contractor on the $7.1 million effort, is expected to finish in late 2022.

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