Lane Closures Next Week Affect Five Townships

KING OF PRUSSIA PA – Road surface operations being conducted Sunday through next Friday (July 31-Aug. 5, 2022) on behalf of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation are expected to affect portions of highways in Upper Frederick, Lower Frederick, New Hanover, Douglass (Montgomery), and Marlborough townships, the department’s District Six office in King of Prussia said.

Potential traffic disruptions accompany these western Montgomery County work schedules and locations:

  • From Sunday through Friday (July 31 to Aug. 5) from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning, a lane closure is scheduled on Little Road between Route 29 and Township Line Road; and on Township Line Road between Little Road and Little Road and Snyder Road across Upper Frederick, Lower Frederick, and New Hanover for milling and paving operations;
  • Also Sunday through Friday, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, a lane closure is scheduled on Route 73 between the Berks County line and Colonial Road across Upper Frederick, New Hanover, and Douglass for milling and paving operations;
  • From Monday through Friday (Aug. 1-5) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., a lane closure is scheduled on Route 73 between the Berks County line and Colonial Road in Upper Frederick, New Hanover, and Douglass for sawing and sealing operations;
  • From Wednesday through Friday (Aug. 3-5) from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning, a lane closure is scheduled on Finland Road between Geryville Pike and Upper Ridge Road in Upper Hanover and Marlborough for milling and paving operations; and
  • Also Wednesday through Friday, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning, a lane closure is scheduled on Congo Road between the Douglass Township line and Kutztown Road in Upper Hanover for milling and paving operations.

Under these resurfacing improvement projects, PennDOT is milling existing roadway surfaces and repaving the state-owned highways with new asphalt to provide a smoother riding surface. Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas. PennDot said slowdowns will occur. All scheduled activities depend on acceptable weather.

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