Repair work to be conducted this week on both sides of U.S. Route 422 between Royersford and Sanatoga involves single-land closures in right and left lanes daily and, in two instances, overnight.
It's an event for which U.S. Route 422 drivers have waited since February 2016. Both west- and eastbound sides of the highway bridge over the Schuylkill River near Valley Forge will be open.
Weekday lane closures on U.S. Route 422 in both directions between Sanatoga and Armand Hammer Boulevard are expected from Monday through Sept. 4. Piping is being installed.
A water main will be replaced Monday through Wednesday next week on Second Avenue in Royersford. Expect traffic disruption and a detour, PennDOT warned.
The deteriorated Pruss Hill Road bridge in Lower Pottsgrove has been the site of one-lane traffic in either direction for several years. Fixing it will cost $246,000, but a grant may be available.
Swamp Pike, the historic road that runs between Gilbertsville and Limerick, is among six main Montgomery County travel corridors to be included in a two-year study for future traffic planning.
Pottsgrove school directors voted Tuesday to immediately end, as a cost-saving measure, their past practice of providing school bus transportation for resident students who attend non-public schools.
Three-inch thick slabs of asphalt were ripped Tuesday from the surface of North Sanatoga Road, and a manhole cover was tossed from a drain, as rain from Tropical Storm Isaias flooded Sanatoga Creek.