Gone are detour signs, a single lane, flashing red lights, and weight restrictions on traffic traveling Pruss Hill Road in Lower Pottsgrove. Its replacement bridge officially re-opened Wednesday afternoon.
Thanksgiving will retain its title in 2022 as busiest travel holiday of the year in Pennsylvania, officials said Monday. They anticipate 3.5 million travelers will hit the highways. Tuesday and Wednesday (Nov. 22 and 23) will be heaviest.
Pottstown area drivers must deal Monday with periodic lane closures in both directions on Route 100, between its interchanges at King Street and U.S. Route 422. Bridge inspection work is scheduled.
It’s back to work Monday, and on following weekdays through Dec. 30, for crews participating in utility and roadway construction at the intersection of Old Skippack, Schwenksville, and Shelly roads in Upper Salford.
In observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, Pennsylvania license and photo centers will be closed Thursday and Friday (Nov. 24-25), the state Department of Transportation reported.
Southeastern PA representatives of the state Department of Transportation said Wednesday they were hiring temporary equipment operators for the winter season. Those jobs could later blossom into longer-term opportunities.
Drivers on a portion of Route 401 in Chester County, in part through West Vincent and Charlestown townships, will encounter lane closures next week as PennDOT conducts crack sealing operations.
The closure is expected to last three days next week, with work there being conducted daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.