The money came from Philadelphia drivers who allegedly ran red lights at any of 31 city intersections. Trappe will use its grant to improve pedestrian safety along Main Street.
Work continues on the Route 63 replacement bridge over the East Branch of the Perkiomen Creek. It will create lane restrictions beginning Monday through Dec. 18, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Demolition continued Wednesday at the site of the South Pleasant View Road bridge that crosses U.S. Route 422 in Lower Pottsgrove.
Yet another bridge rehabilitation project has been completed by a PennDOT contractor in western Montgomery County. Now open to traffic is the 2nd Avenue bridge over Mingo Creek in Upper Providence.
PennDOT and the Federal Railroad Administration are holding two virtual meetings Monday and Tuesday (Nov. 16-17) to learn what the public thinks is important for the future of railroads in the state.
Affecting expressway travel this week are bridge demolition work in Lower Pottsgrove, road paving and shoulder work in Limerick, and other construction activities from Oaks to Route 202.
The planned realignment of Route 29 in Collegeville at the Royal Farms convenience store under construction began Saturday. It requires detours that will persist through Wednesday.
Pennsylvania's transportation secretary urged driver caution Wednesday in highway work zones. More than 70 work zone accidents have occurred statewide so far this year; seven workers were injured.