Traffic passage resumed Tuesday on the Congo Road bridge over Middle Creek in Douglass (Montgomery) Township, as PennDOT re-opened its new $1.27 million replacement structure there. It includes potential for a future trail crossing.
Drivers traveling through the intersection of Old Skippack, Schwenksville, and Shelly roads in Upper Salford Township can expect to encounter weekday delays and restrictions. PennDOT is beginning construction of a roundabout there.
PennDOT lane closures are planned during this week on portions of roads in Lower Salford, East Coventry, and Charlestown townships, and Phoenixville borough for highway resurfacing projects. Travel with caution.
PennDOT said it will close Hoppenville Road and Lumber Street on Sunday in Marlborough Township and Green Lane Borough to allow workers to make a pipe replacement. A detour route has been announced.
Roundabouts like the one at PA Routes 29 and 73 in Zieglerville are continuing their state-wide records of reducing earlier numbers of fatalities, injuries, and crashes at the same intersections, PennDOT said.
PennDOT crews will alternately close lanes in both directions on U.S. Route 422 next Monday through Friday, between the Montgomery County line and the Route 724 interchange, for line striping work.
Fall's not far off, so PennDOT crews are anxious to complete road resurfacing projects before cooler weather sets in. Eight local highways are affected next week across Montgomery and Chester counties.
You know spring has arrived when the first robin tugs a worm from your lawn. You know fall's here when the leaves turn color. And you know winter is ahead when Lower Pottsgrove commissioners call for snow-plowing quotes.